Governor Polis Takes Action in Response to Extreme Weather

Monday, July 24, 2023

DENVER- Today, Governor Polis issued an Executive Order memorializing his verbal orders on June 22, 2023 and July 18, 2023, declaring and extending a disaster emergency following severe weather and flooding in June. The disaster emergency enabled state agencies to activate the State Emergency Operations Plan and appropriately respond to the weather events and damage. The Executive Order also allocates funding for response, consequence management, mitigation, and recovery efforts related to the June 2023 extreme weather and flooding.