Gov. Herbert declares State of Emergency following windstorm
CENTERVILLE, Utah– Governor Gary Herbert has declared a State of Emergency following the arctic windstorm that left extensive debris and thousands without power.
In Centerville, announcing I am declaring a State of Emergency following yesterday’s wind event. I’m amazed at the efforts of Utahns working together to clean up the damage. pic.twitter.com/AWmf4AVgl5
— Gov. Gary Herbert (@GovHerbert) September 9, 2020
More than 100,000 Utahns are still without power due to high winds on Tuesday. Clean up efforts in hard-hit areas in Utah, including Davis, Weber, and Salt Lake County, are only beginning.
Governor Herbert says he is amazed by Utahns coming together to clean up the wreckage left by the storm.
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