State Civil Defense gearing up for Flossie’s arrival

Officials held a video teleconference with the counties Saturday afternoon to make sure emergency crews are ready to go if needed.

They’ve been keeping in touch with the counties to make sure they’re prepared and have the latest update on the storm.

“Right now we’re in close coordination with the counties to make sure that we’re in support of what they’re activities are right now,” State Civil Defense Executive officer Vernon Miyagi said.

“Flossie is moving into cold water now there some sheer that may potentially weaken it nature is unpredictable so even though we hope for the best we’re planning for the worst,” State Adjutant General Major Darryll Wong said.

Residents should be prepared, as some areas could see heavy flooding and strong winds.

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