GA Gov. Deal declares state of emergency for 56 counties ahead of TS Hermine

GA Gov. Deal declares state of emergency for 56 counties ahead of TS Hermine

ATLANTA (WTVM) - Ahead of weather associated with Tropical Storm Hermine, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has issued a state of emergency for 56 Georgia counties.

Governor Deal made the announcement on Thursday, saying:

Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command in anticipation of Tropical Storm Hermine's imminent Florida landfall, Gov. Nathan Deal today signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency for 56 counties. The state of emergency goes into effect at noon today and extends through midnight Saturday.

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