Gov. Ron DeSantis declares 'state of emergency' for 24 counties for Tropical Depression 9

Gov. Ron DeSantis declares 'state of emergency' for 24 counties for Tropical Depression 9

Gov. Ron DeSantis declares 'state of emergency' for 24 counties for Tropical Depression 9 In preparing for Tropical Depression 9, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order Friday declaring a "state of emergency" for 24 Florida counties in the potential path of the coming storm. DeSantis also asked for a "federal pre-landfall emergency declaration" to make key resources and support available to the state from the federal government. It requires the approval of President Biden. The governor's emergency order means …