HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Pennsylvania Emergency Management officials provided an update on the Commonwealth’s response to the remnants of Ida on Wednesday. Gov. Tom Wolf signed a Disaster Emergency Proclamation Tuesday in advance of the storm, which is expected to bring heavy rain and flooding to our region.
“That allowed to us pre-position emergency crews and supplies in strategic places across the Commonwealth. It also allowed me to activate the National Guard. We’re doing everything we can to prepare for further rainfall and to prepare for potential flooding,” Wolf said.
About 120 Pennsylvania National Guard members are on state active duty to help with rescue operations and other emergencies.
Officials are asking anyone who can stay home to do so, to keep roads clear for emergency personnel.
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