Governor Bentley declares state of emergency prior to winter sto - WRBL

Governor Bentley declares state of emergency prior to winter storm

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   Governor Robert Bentley has declared a State of Emergency for all Alabama counties in preparation for severe winter weather.

   The Governor issued the following statement: "I have directed all state agencies to take necessary actions to be prepared to respond to the anticipated winter conditions including sleet, ice and snow."
 
   Governor Bentley has activated the Alabama National Guard to be on stand-by in support of winter weather operations.  The Alabama Emergency Management Agency is activating its State Emergency Operations Center in order to monitor the storm and assist county Emergency Management Agencies as needed.  The Emergency Management Divisions in Mobile, Troy and Montgomery will activate at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday.

   The Governor has also postponed the special elections for one week in the following districts: House District 104, House District 31 and House District 53. 

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