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State of Emergency declared for 46 Alabama counties

Governor Kay Ivey

Gov. Kay Ivey has declared a state of emergency for most of Alabama as severe weather threatens the state once again. 

The proclomation names 46 counties effected by the order: Autauga, Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Coosa, Cullman, Dallas, DeKalb, Elmore, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hale, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Lowndes, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington, Wilcox and Winston counties.

"Once again, Alabama finds herself facing the threat of severe weather," Ivey said in a statement. "I urge all Alabamians to closely monitor the weather system as it continues to impact portions of our state, especially if you are in the line of the highest risk storms. We will continue following this system and stand ready to provide any assistance we are able, should the need arise."

The Alabama Department of Public Health has rescheduled today's National Guard vacination clinic in Hale County for Saturday, March 27. 

Read the full proclomation from the governor's office below. 

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