State of Emergency declared for Tropical Storm Emily

State of Emergency
Posted at 11:04 AM, Jul 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-31 11:04:00-04

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in 31 counties.

This orders gives state organizations the flexibility to work with local governments during the storm response. 

The Florida National Guard is now on stand-by. So far, no evacuations have been ordered.