Disasters

Hurricane Michael prompts statewide emergency in Alabama

Hurricane Michael prompts statewide emergency in Alabama

Since 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, Alabama has been under a state of emergency related to Hurricane Michael. >> Governor’s Proclamation >> Governor’s news release related to the emergency declaration The statewide emergency proclamation prohibits price gouging and eases transportation restrictions for…

Tropical Storm Gordon prompts emergency in Southwest Alabama

Tropical Storm Gordon prompts emergency in Southwest Alabama

Since 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, eight Alabama counties in southwest Alabama have been under a state of emergency related to Tropical Storm Gordon. The counties covered are Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe and Washington. >> Governor’s Proclamation >> Governor’s…

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….