Bentley flew across the hardest-hit areas of
the state to assess how treacherous the roads really are. He traveled on a
National Guard Black Hawk helicopter so as not to occupy an emergency vehicle.
Search and rescue operations continue to
ensure no one on the interstates or side roads are still trapped inside their
vehicles. They are not certain if they have attended to everyone. Crews are
working around the clock to clear the roads.
The governor said hundreds of students and
their teachers will spend a second night camping out in their classrooms. "We
are making progress though," said Bentley. "One of the things I am proudest of
[is] the way our school systems handled the situation, where our children have
been stranded in schools. As I said yesterday, if you trust your teacher during
the daytime, you ought to trust your teacher at night. That's exactly what they
Bentley said he hopes that by Thursday, kids
can be reunited with their parents. Meanwhile, the state of emergency in
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