Malloy activates state’s Emergency Operations Center for storm


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Governor Dannel Malloy has partially activated the state’s Emergency Operations Center which began at noon on Friday.

Officials will monitor storm conditions across the state and prepare for weather that could potentially impact afternoon and evening travel. Forecasts are mixed, with weather models showing very high winds, heavy rainfall, and variable levels of snowfall throughout the state.Related: Shoreline communities preparing for the storm

“We are monitoring this weather pattern diligently, and because of the timing of this storm I am calling for the partial activation of the state Emergency Operations Center to better coordinate rapid response to any problems that may arise during Friday afternoon’s commute,” Governor Malloy said. “Residents should exercise caution and allow for extra travel time.”Related: United Illuminating offers tips for getting through Friday’s storm

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