As Hurricane Michael makes a quick approach into Georgia, Gov. Nathan deal has increased the number of counties in his state of emergency declaration.
"Based on the latest forecast for Hurricane Michael, I have expanded yesterday’s emergency declaration to include an additional 16 counties," Deal announced on Twitter.
Those additional counties include some considered northeastern counties. They are:
Follow this link for the original list of counties placed under a state of emergency.
FEMA officials are warning Georgia residents to take the warnings seriously and take precautions ahead of the storm.