Disaster Declared in Arkansas
Posted by feww on August 20, 2013
Arkansas declares disaster in 6 northern counties
Arkansas Gov. Beebe has declared disaster in six counties in the northern part of the state due to the losses and damages that have occurred to the county’s critical infrastructure following the August 8 flooding.
The counties of Benton, Boone, Carroll, Madison, Marion and Newton were declared state disaster areas due to damage caused by severe storms and flooding over the past week.
Damages have occurred to the critical infrastructure, including roads and bridges, as a result of the deluge, said Carroll County Department of Emergency Management.
Other Disasters/ Significant events
State of Emergency Declared in Washington County, FL
A State of Emergency, has been declared in Washington County due to severe flooding.
Extreme rain events since Sunday have flooded numerous roads, prompting officials to urge people to stay off the road, said a report.