President Trump declares a state of emergency in Alabama, due to the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Michael. The announcement was made Saturday, and authorizes FEMA and the DHS to provide assistance to areas affected by the storm. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey responded to the news, expressing his gratitude to the president.
Tropical Storm Michael has claimed the lives of at least two people and is now moving toward the Carolinas.
Florida Governor Rick Scott urges residents to obey evacuation orders as Hurricane Michael strengthens to a Category 2 storm.
For the first time ever, Americans nationwide will receive an alert on their cell phones from President Trump.