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Republican governors -- gulf states are changing their convention plans to prepare pricey because of the serious nature of the storm.
I Mississippi governor Phil Bryant is postponing his trip to Tampa to keep an eye and the track of the storm is -- SS as the days go on.
A governor Brian is joining us on the phone now governor well how are -- preparing in the state of Mississippi for the storm.
-- Jim of course what we do -- working Lockwood our emergency management personnel the experts and unfortunately because of Katrina which was seven years ago this coming Wednesday.
Mississippi has become experts emerges.
Emergency management so we are.
Working with our -- -- I mean my arm and Mississippi emergency management agency -- -- Have will be sending in what we call the I'm Matt -- The incident management advance -- we are moving forward with personnel -- materials.
Particularly warning our citizens to -- -- For their own emergency -- Cindy in the UBS that we wouldn't be the sooner or landfall.
And everyone said this would certainly have -- -- prepared have batteries know where -- evacuation.
Route to will be and where your destination.
For evacuation might be if necessary now.
It is still remains -- tropical storm.
But we have four counties -- in this city that have been placed on the hurricane watch Hancock Harrison for reverend Jackson.
So as we begin to stand up -- DOC.
Not only here in Jackson that I will be -- 4 o'clock this afternoon.
But standing up -- cities in those killings and making sure that we have necessary supplies -- of sandbags parks fuel.
-- yesterday and our -- we were talking about prepositioning those generators.
In the affected area of the state to have those prepared.
And certainly in the future if as we watched the track and determined.
Where are is -- for -- plan.
Will develop into for the response.
I'd like to ask you I could a question about the RNC because they knew you were planning to attending -- still -- -- I think this affects the party.
And I -- it's -- it's a tough question asked whom are looking at property damage and potentially the loss -- human lives so how do you think this this all comes together he wants her well.
Of course everyone has their priorities I think being are actually understands.
That we have to stand here -- are closed in Mississippi Louisiana and Alabama.
Understand governor Scott's canceled his speech.
This is -- first prodding Republicans understand man.
We have so Chris Christie's arriving Jan Brewer there are others that will be able to a -- and it does appear -- if it is -- the storm might.
As we say attack more to the way -- It will pick up a little warm waters of the gulf and so that might -- to the intensity but I think the priority for those of us that are in the -- and go.
Certainly all the people.
This could also afraid to -- within the -- Probability the panhandle of Florida so we we can manage multiple -- those of us that must be here.
Because -- and within that cone of probability.
Need to stand up close and do our jobs -- candidate can do the responsibilities.
Of the Republican National Convention.
Believe me I wouldn't I would love to be there.
Would hope this would go away.
But I think that they're gonna have a great convention and -- governor Romney and Colorado going to go victory.
I governor Brian thank you so much for the time -- -- a busy day for you and we look forward to checking back in with you.
Passes as -- -- -- about sir thank you very much.
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