Alabama EMA director speaks with CBS42

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama Emergency Management Agency Director Art Faulkner spoke with CBS42 Tuesday morning about Monday’s storms.

Faulkner says safety is paramount with the next round of storms expected to threaten Central Alabama Tuesday afternoon.

He says Governor Robert Bentley was at the State of Emergency Operations Center Monday as the storms began to unfold. When storms started becoming severe, Bentley signed a State of Emergency.

Faulkner says Bentley also activated s contingent of the National Guard in case they are needed.

Copyright 2014 WIAT-TV CBS42

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