Gov. Herbert declares state of emergency for Utah following high winds

Gov. Gary Herbert announced while in Centerville on Wednesday, Sept. 9. 2020. that he is declaring a state of emergency in Utah after damage done in northern Utah by heavy winds. Photo: Twitter/GovHerbert

UTAH, Sept. 9, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — Gov. Gary Herbert has declared a state of emergency for Utah following high winds Monday night into Tuesday morning.

Herbert made the declaration while touring Centerville Wednesday to see some of the damage.

“In Centerville, announcing I am declaring a State of Emergency following yesterday’s wind event,” said a tweet from Herbert.

“I’m amazed at the efforts of Utahns working together to clean up the damage.”

Herbert is expected to formally announce the state of emergency at 2 p.m.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this story as information is made available.

Read the declaration below:

EO-2020-61 Declaring a State of Emergency Due to Severe Weather (1)


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