Governor Scott declares a state of emergency ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto

Posted at 12:07 PM, May 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-28 10:45:03-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. --- Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for all 67 counties ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto.

Governor Scott made the announcement on Saturday morning.

At a briefing at the state emergency operations center in Tallahassee, authorities urged Floridians to take the storm seriously.
Wes Maul, the state's emergency management director, said timing of the storm is uncertain, but the entire state will feel the effects. Swelling riverbanks, tornadoes and localized flooding are possible.