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.
In a statement Friday, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper revealed a 46-year-old man was killed in Brunswick County by a falling tree.The man was reportedly trying to cut the tree, to clear away debris when it fell on top of him. That brings the total of people killed in the state to 32, with other fatalities being reported in neighboring South Carolina and Virginia.