Mayor Craig A. Moe has announced that he has rescinded the State of Emergency effective at Noon on August 4, 2020.
Now that the heavy rains have moved out of the Laurel area, Mayor Moe has signed Executive Order 2020-23, stating that “Pursuant to the powers granted to me by Section 2-176 and Section 2-177 of the Laurel City Code, I, Craig A. Moe, Mayor of the City of Laurel hereby rescind Executive Order No. 2020-22 State of Emergency in the City of Laurel because the threat of flooding and high winds as a result of Tropical Storm Isaias have ceased. Thus, rendering the powers granted under the State of Emergency to be no longer necessary.”
Also, with the threat of Tropical Storm Isaias dissipating and the Executive Order rescinded, the Laurel Emergency Operations Center has been closed.
Since the rains have moved to the north, Mayor Moe asks that residents continue to keep an eye out for any flooding since our local rivers and tributaries will remain high for the time being. We will remain under a Flash Flood Warning until 6:00pm, August 4, 2020.
For the latest updates on the effects of Tropical Storm Isaias to the area, be sure to follow @LaurelCityOEM on Twitter.
Thank you everyone for your cooperation during this emergency and continue to stay safe.