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State of Florida issues state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Isaias’ landfall

Tracking the Tropics

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

TAMPA (WFLA) – Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a pre-landfall emergency for the State of Florida urging Floridians to prepare as Hurricane Isaias approaches the state’s east coast.

The counties affected by this state of emergency include:

  • Brevard
  • Broward
  • Clay
  • Duval
  • Flagler
  • Indian River
  • Martin
  • Miami-Dade
  • Monroe
  • Nassau
  • Okeechobee
  • Orange
  • Osceola
  • Palm Beach
  • Putnam
  • Seminole
  • St. John’s
  • St. Lucie
  • Volusia

At this time no Tampa Bay area counties have been affected the state of emergency.

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