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1-29-14 10:35am Garland with Homeland Security Director Kevin Davis

Jan 29, 2014|

Garland gets an update on the winter weather fallout from GOHSEP Director Kevin Davis.

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Are we continue our coverage. We're gonna go to -- on our guests in just thirty seconds. -- -- You've -- you've heard I'm sure by this point Atlanta Birmingham. Tremendous strap against people abandoned cars. A school children and -- and people sleeping and home improvement stores and store on absent. Auburn Auburn on. And -- just. Who listened to the -- a little and blame -- school system in the commuters themselves. Nice nice smear against who's not running for reelection. And in then. Just moments ago they called in the and the full guard and if you look at the visuals. Mean it looks like. How Washington car's. Bumper to bumper to bumper assume so far I think we pretty much done that the right way lifts talked to Kevin Davis. Governor's office of Homeland Security emergency preparedness Kevin welcomed the show. Good morning Garland or use -- broad and freezing yes. -- -- Woodward's latest C. Well that weather conditions. Seem like it you know we're not disarmed hasn't he did so about it and looks like it may not happen. Two holes later -- a lot of variables. And then our concern is that. We're gonna go and might fall for these. So that's going to be a big issue. All of our folks from state agencies law UPD. Trying to open up. The result roadways as soon as possible. We're really concerned because so I just stated that what we know is and it's gonna happen. Adjusted some political movement had been on the 555. Or are you seeing people coming out there and try and get in the areas that are or closed or -- trips. No thank goodness I want to thank all of the folks. Is the traffic has been. -- -- And Howard clergy and still know you've been cooped up in your homes flows from just -- that if you don't have to get out don't get down roadways. It's hard to tell where that crisis. We've got all of our folks -- all like considering state agencies state police. That's -- we closed and yet because the surface -- actually rooms like on the twelve. Well who wouldn't win just -- actually proves you mean. Spots like water spots for the -- yeah. In Louisiana we'd do away we build our highways are little different and of north so. There's you don't really see it but that asphalt has. Little small -- and it -- -- and it freezes. Could you want to water runoff started most of our policies and -- run -- that are stated to the side. And we actually had debates read so. We're putting salt on it and tried to do everything we can but I like a big concern is the -- in Baton Rouge storms still hasn't come out here in -- about eighty browse. SE in the -- so. On the we're gonna get and so on that helped -- now. The up sounded pretty amazing again of this morning couldn't weren't. And I've driven its normalized committee -- up north and in the midwest. And I had about three inches of -- on the windshield wipers. And put the car and 74 degrees and side putter on the heater penalty. In the door the air closed all -- outsider. And an hour and a half later in the -- hadn't even melt. Right. It's going to be cold accused of pros and outside when it's sitting on -- glancing heats up to seventy cent and greens. You're -- it's a little mislead you know little worried that -- did come out most of us because we've been cooped -- are gonna get out. You know may only be three to six arms above freezing. But when you have a block parties on the roadways. Even if it gets a little above freezing or even you know close to forty. It won't fall -- now so. It's still very very dangerous and -- those -- words. Kevin what are what are my -- not asking that the public should be. I well I think this I think you have. You know certainly. Thank goodness -- the other states I think we were prepared we brought our folks out. Certainly will critique everything that we did. In -- -- be the areas for improvement but I think the governor you know let off quickly. As people stay home mobilized all of our agencies and our local partners with parachutes they're public works. -- law enforcement. So right now are actually levels or way way low compared to what happens we that I thank goodness. Well I have nothing compared to of the states and other cities got an a plus plus so for governor appreciated the call over to my -- thank you -- -- -- -- Tuesday. Yes sir thank you.

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