Holmes County under local State of Emergency

Holmes County has been put under a local State of Emergency. (Holmes County Sheriff's Office)

HOLMES COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Holmes County Sheriff's Office announced Holmes County has been placed under a local State of Emergency Friday morning.

Officials say the county was placed under the State of Emergency out of an abundance of caution.

Holmes County is under a Tropical Storm Warning. Locals are asked to monitor weather broadcasts and prepare by securing any loose objects around their property and try to not be out in the storm during its peak hours.

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