Matt Cole |  | September 12, 2017
Even though Hurricane Irma has been downgraded to a tropical depression, the storm is still bringing high winds and plenty of rain to the Southeast and Ohio Valley regions.

In light of that, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Monday expanded its existing emergency declaration to cover six more states – Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Ohio. States already covered by the declaration include Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi.

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