Governor Beshear Declares State Of Emergency

Gov. Andy Beshear has declared a state of emergency in response to the ice storm that has passed through Kentucky, leaving power outages and dangerous driving conditions in its wake.The state of emergency allows Kentucky Emergency Management and the Department of Military Affairs to execute the Kentucky Emergency Operations Plan and coordinate the response across state agencies and private relief groups.The governor also said Kentuckians can play a role in keeping people safe, simply by staying home.[soundbite]You can find out more information about travel conditions across the state by visiting “snow k-y dot k-y dot gov.”

Source: MG News

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