Governor Rick Scott met with Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford and Panama City Beach Mayor Mike Thomas to prepare for upcoming impacts from Subtropical Storm Alberto. At the meeting, Gov. Scott urged Floridians to watch the weather closely and make a plan. To make a plan, visit FLGetaPlan.com.
The Governor will continue to be in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure the state is prepared to respond to any potential impacts from Subtropical Storm Alberto. In an abundance of caution as the State of Florida continues to monitor Subtropical Storm Alberto and prepare for impacts over the coming days, Governor Scott has directed that the State Emergency Operations Center activate to Level 2.
*NOTE: Gov. Scott made these remarks while the storm was categorized as Invest 90L. At 11am, the National Hurricane System classified the storm as Subtropical Storm Alberto.