CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice issued a State of Preparedness in planning for Hurricane Ida now. Although the storm will be hitting the Gulf Coast today, its remnants are expected to to get to West Virginia Tuesday evening and go northeast by Thursday.
“Due to the magnitude of Hurricane Ida and the rainfall quantities predicted for West Virginia, I have purchased our point out companies to get ready to answer promptly if important,” Gov. Justice mentioned. “We’re ready to present all probable means need to flooding or other temperature incidents manifest.”
Throughout the occasion, the National Temperature Service will maintain everyday briefings. The West Virginia Unexpected emergency Management Division’s (EMD) Look at Middle will notify leaders in circumstance regional unexpected emergency management organizations ask for aid.
“With the Governor’s Point out of Preparedness, our spouse companies and county unexpected emergency supervisors are on standby to react,” EMD Deputy Director Greg Fuller claimed. “EMD stays at the all set to offer all achievable sources to protect the life and residence of our citizens. In addition to our Improved Enjoy because of to COVID-19, we keep on our mission by coordinating the state’s reaction to serious weather or any other risk.”
For updates, observe the West Virginia Emergency Administration Division on social media at https://www.fb.com/WVEMD/ and https://twitter.com/WVEMD.