Governor to activate emergency center Monday

Governor Dannel P. Malloy is ordering the State Emergency Operations Center  to be activated at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25, in anticipation of a potentially historic blizzard.

In addition, he will hold a news briefing from the EOC at 10 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 p.m. on Monday,” Malloy said. “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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