GEORGIA (WSAV) — Governor Nathan Deal today expands the state of emergency to include 65 additional Georgia counties. The order now applies to the entire state.
The order now applies to the entire state, which includes 159 counties. Governor Deal says he is acting on a recommendation from the state’s Emergency Operations Command, as heavy rains, strong wind and potential flooding could affect these areas.
To read the executive order, click here.
The state government will be closed Monday and Tuesday for all employees except essential personnel.
Gov. Deal will hold a press conference tonight at 6 p.m. Watch on News 3 on-air or online.