Governor Hogan Declares State of Emergency for Friday Jan. 22 (VIDEO)

Governor Hogan declares state of emergency for jan 22Governor Larry Hogan signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in Maryland, starting on Friday, Jan. 22 at 7 a.m., ahead of the potential winter storm.

You can view the news conference Hogan held on Thursday about the storm, below:

“Our state is taking every precaution – coordinating all available resources – to prepare to clear roads, manage incidents, and recover from this storm,”  Hogan said. “We urge all Marylanders to take action now to prepare, before this severe weather strikes, with the knowledge that our state will do everything it can to respond quickly, effectively and efficiently to this major storm event,” he said.

According to a news release the Hogan administration has asked the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and other agencies to prepare for the incoming storm.

You can go to MEMA’s website for information about preparing for the storm or you can follow the agency on Twitter and Facebook.


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Maureen Chowdhury

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