Disasters

Alberto prompts state of emergency in Alabama

Alberto prompts state of emergency in Alabama

Beginning at 6 a.m. Sunday, May 27, Alabama will be under a state of emergency related to Subtropical Storm Alberto. The emergency proclamation prohibits price gouging and eases transportation restrictions for the movement of emergency supplies. The counties included are Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour,…

Alabama under a state of emergency following Monday storms

Alabama under a state of emergency following Monday storms

Since 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, Alabama has been under a state of emergency related to severe weather that hit our state on Monday, March 19. On March 22, the National Weather Service said survey teams determined at least 15 tornadoes touched down…

Snow, ice prompts governor to declare state of emergency

Snow, ice prompts governor to declare state of emergency

Since 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, Alabama has been under a state of emergency related to snow and icy conditions in the state. Temperatures throughout Alabama were expected to reach above freezing Thursday, Jan. 18, which should alleviate icy conditions on…

Heavy rain, flooding put Alabama under a state of emergency

Heavy rain, flooding put Alabama under a state of emergency

 Alabama has been under a statewide emergency declaration since 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, in anticipation of heavy rain, flooding and tornadoes possible over the next few days. >> Read governor’s emergency declaration release >> Additional proclamation related to drivers’ hours of service >> For real-time…

Alabama under state of emergency due to threat of severe weather

Alabama under state of emergency due to threat of severe weather

Alabama has been under a statewide emergency declaration since 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in anticipation of severe weather. > Read governor’s emergency declaration release >> For real-time road conditions, visit algotraffic.com When Alabama experiences a state of emergency, Alabama’s price gouging law is in effect….

Winter storm prompts governor to issue state of emergency

Winter storm prompts governor to issue state of emergency

Alabama has been under a statewide emergency declaration since 7 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, related to Winter Storm Helena. Sleet and snow fell overnight Friday in parts of central Alabama, including Birmingham and Tuscaloosa. As temperatures dropped, the remaining snowy or slushy areas froze. Due to…

Alabama in State of Emergency Due to Gasoline Pipeline Leak

Alabama in State of Emergency Due to Gasoline Pipeline Leak

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley issued an emergency declaration effective Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, because of a gasoline pipeline leak that is causing an interuption in the availability of gasoline in the state. When Alabama experiences a state of emergency, Alabama’s price gouging law is…