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Gov. Deal provides Irma updates

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. (Source: Georgia Governor's website) Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. (Source: Georgia Governor's website)

ATLANTA, GA (WTVM) – Gov. Nathan Deal is hosting a press conference to provide updates on Hurricane Irma.

On Thursday, Deal expanded a state of emergency to 24 additional counties.

Now there is a total of 30 Georgia counties under the state of emergency including: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Echols, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Glynn, Jenkins, Jeff Davis, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Pierce, Screven, Tattnall, Toombs, Treutlen, Wayne and Ware Counties.

“The state is mobilizing all available resources to ensure public safety ahead of Hurricane Irma,” said Deal.

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