Before the governor opens the Emergency Operations Center, Gov. Dannel Malloy will meet with the media on Sunday morning.
The state Emergency Operations Center in Hartford will be partially activated at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Malloy announced on Saturday.
"After assessing the current forecast with emergency management officials, I have decided to partially activate the state emergency operations center on Sunday evening to monitor conditions across the state. This will also allow us to better coordinate any assistance to our municipalities that may be necessary," Malloy said in a statement on Saturday.
Gov. Malloy will also partially activate the state Emergency Operations Center beginning at 6PM on Sunday. More: https://t.co/fWu5HqtkNQ— Governor Dan Malloy (@GovMalloyOffice) September 3, 2016
The governor advised people in "low-lying, flood prone areas" to "stay alert to changing weather conditions, especially during high tide cycles over the next few days."
The Governor will hold a news conference to provide updates on the state's preparations for Tropical Storm Hermine at the William A. O'Neill State Armory at 10:15 a.m.
Gov. Malloy will hold a news briefing on Sunday morning at 10:15am to provide updates on the state's preparations for #TropicalStormHermine— Governor Dan Malloy (@GovMalloyOffice) September 3, 2016
The governor said due to the threat of possible flooding from the storm, all Connecticut state parks will close at noon on Sunday.
The following 11 state park grounds, which have more than 1,400 campsites, will be closed by Sunday afternoon:
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