Governor Scott declares State of Emergency in advance of Hurricane Irma


Governor Rick Scott          Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in the state as rapidly 
growing Hurricane Irma, now a Category 4 storm, is expected to make landfall 
later this week.

The state of emergency has been issued for all of Florida’s 67 counties. Scott said that the state would “prepare for the worst and hope for the best” as Irma is expected to hit the state around Friday.

The governor tweeted Monday that he urges “all Floridians to remain vigilant and stay alert to local weather and news and visit today to get prepared. I have declared a state of emergency for every FL county to help state, federal and local governments work together as we prepare for Irma.”

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