Malloy orders State Emergency Op Center to be activated

Dannel Malloy

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Governor Dannel P. Malloy is ordering the State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to be activated at 4:00 p.m on Monday.

In addition, he will hold a news briefing from the EOC at 10:00 a.m. that morning to provide updates on the state’s preparations for the forecasted winter storm.

“Based on the forecasts we’re looking at now and assessing the situation with state emergency management officials, I have directed the state’s EOC to be activated at 4:00 p.m. on Monday,” said Governor Malloy. “We urge Connecticut residents to take necessary precautions. The state will continue to monitor, prepare and stay in front of this storm and react quickly.”

The state EOC, staffed by state emergency management personnel and representatives of the state’s major utility companies, will remain open throughout the duration of the storm.

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