Wednesday, August 27, 2008

State of Alabama Government prepares for Gustav



MONTGOMERY - Governor Bob Riley on Wednesday met with the leaders of several state agencies involved in preparations for Tropical Storm Gustav, which is expected to become a hurricane as it enters the Gulf of Mexico.

Pictured in the meeting with the Governor (center) are, to the Governor’s right:

  • Brock Long, Director of the Alabama Emergency Management Agency
  • General A.C. Blalock, Adjutant General of the Alabama National Guard
  • Captain Marc McHenry of the Alabama Department of Public Safety

Pictured to the Governor’s left are:

  • Joe McInnes, Director of the Alabama Department of Transportation
  • Don Vaughn, Deputy Director/Chief Engineer of the Alabama Department of Transportation
  • George Conner, Maintenance Engineer of the Alabama Department of Transportation

Earlier on Wednesday, Governor Riley said state agencies are monitoring the storm closely. He also encouraged Alabamians to take steps now to prepare for the storm.

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