"The contaminant and source of the odor have not been identified, but the leak has the potential to be explosive," the emergency declaration said.
Tropical Storm Henri hit the Rhode Island coast early Sunday afternoon, bringing dangerous rain, high winds and flash flooding to the region.
"Let me be crystal clear: Alabama remains open for business," Republican Governor Kay Ivey said while ordering a state of emergency on Friday.
The storms caused power outages for tens of thousands of people and prompted tornado warnings.
The announcement of no spectators attending events in Tokyo was widely expected after Japan placed the region under a state of emergency that is scheduled to last through the Summer Games.
No fans, local or abroad, will be allowed at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics as Japan has re-entered a state of emergency.
The state of emergency, which is expected to last through June 18, calls for Californians to take measures to "reduce the strain on the energy infrastructure and increase energy capacity."
Japan's central government plans to extend the state of emergency until June 20 in nine prefectures including Tokyo and Osaka.
Wild scenes of spring break partying emerged out of Miami Beach this weekend as city officials declared a "super spreader" state of emergency.
"This was not an easy decision to make," City Manager Raul J. Aguila said Saturday, highlighting the particularly rowdy spring break crowds in town.
A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect in Honolulu and Kauai, while a Flash Flood Watch is in place across other parts of the state, according to the National Weather Service.
Winter storm warnings, watches and winter weather advisories have been issued in several parts of upstate New York and the surrounding areas.
A state of emergency was declared in Fresno, where intensive care unit beds were reported to be running out across the California county.
The seven-day rolling average of daily COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Utah has been rising sharply since early September.
The latest blazes, including the Creek Fire, Valley Fire and El Dorado Fire, have collectively burned tens of thousands of acres, while thousands of residents have been evacuated.
"What we have seen play out over the last two nights and many nights this year is the pain, anguish, and exhaustion of being Black in our state and country," Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers said.
California's wildfires prompted Governor Gavin Newsom to cancel a planned appearance at Thursday's Democratic National Convention.
Governor Brian Kemp's executive orders extend current restrictions and orders regarding the coronavirus. While he does encourage people to wear masks, it is not a requirement.
"Florida Department of Health representatives will however no longer screen arriving passengers," according to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Governor Bill Lee's executive order does not mandate wearing face masks statewide, although both Nashville and Memphis have already enacted their own mandates.
The coronavirus outbreak and recent flooding have meant fewer people are providing much-needed donations.
"The Michigan GOP is wasting the court's time and the taxpayer's dime," said MDP chair Lavora Barnes in a Wednesday statement.
"I remain hopeful that Republicans in the legislature will stop the partisan games and start working with me to re-engage our economy safely and responsibly," Whitmer said.
"This is not how anyone wants to celebrate Easter Sunday," Mississippi Governor Tates Reeves said.
Residents of Georgia and Mississippi are expected on Friday to join millions of others across the U.S. under orders to stay at home to help stem the spread of COVID-19.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker said the shelter in place order was the "only strategy available" to "mitigate the spread" of COVID-19 in Illinois.
San Francisco and several surrounding areas began a "shelter in place" directive on Tuesday and New York City was said to be considering a similar move within the next 48 hours.
There are affirmative steps consumers can take to cancel or modify their pre-existing membership agreements with gyms because of the coronavirus.
Alabama, Idaho and Montana all announced their first cases of COVID-19 coronavirus Friday, leaving West Virginia the only state without any confirmed cases.