A Nevada water-rescue team will deploy ahead of Hurricane Florence’s arrival in the southeastern U.S. this week.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency activated the Nevada Task Force 1 ahead of the Category 4 hurricane, according to a Clark County release. A 16-person crew will travel Tuesday morning to a staging area in Kentucky.
Crews are preparing for a 2 a.m. departure from the Task Force 1 headquarters at 3955 N. Pecos Road.
The Task Force was deployed about a year ago ahead of Hurricane Irma.