Acting on a recommendation from the state’s Emergency Operations Command and ahead of heavy rains, strong wind and potential flooding from Hurricane Irma, Gov. Nathan Deal today expanded the emergency declaration to include all 159 counties in Georgia. State government will be closed Monday and Tuesday for all employees except essential personnel.

Embry Hills Preschool & Kindergarten will be closed Monday, 9/11 and Tuesday, 9/12. Please listen to what the weather stations are forecasting and follow their directions. We are currently under a Tropical Storm Warning with predictions of heavy rain squalls with 3-6 inches of rain and winds of 35-45 miles per hour with gusts to 65 mile per hour. The potential for power outages and downed trees is high. For more information you can use the following link: http://dekalbcountyga.gov.