GOV. MALLOY DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY: TRAVEL BAN IN EFFECT BEGINNING AT 9PM
(HARTFORD, CT) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy has declared a State of Emergency in preparation for the coming blizzard, which is anticipated to heavily impact the state tonight through Tuesday. In addition, the Governor announced that a travel ban for all roads is in effect beginning at 9:00 p.m. tonight.
"People need to take this storm seriously," said Governor Malloy. "If current predictions are accurate, we will need people to stay off the roads so that emergency personnel and utility crews can get to the places they need to get to, and to make sure that our plows can keep critical roadways clear."
The Governor will update the public at 5:02 p.m. this evening on the impending storm from the state Emergency Operations Center in Hartford. The Governor is also encouraging people to monitor the media for up-to-date information on the storm.
WHO : Governor Malloy
WHAT : News briefing on winter storm
WHEN : Monday, January 26, 2015; 5:02 p.m.
WHERE : State Emergency Operations Center, William A. O'Neill State Armory; 360 Broad Street, Hartford
** Download : Governor's State of Emergency declaration
Director of Communications
Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman