Alabama Freezing Rain and Ice Storm (DR-1261)
Incident period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 15, 1999
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January 15, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid has been made available to help communities in nine northern Alabama counties recover from the crippling winter storm that hit the state late last year, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).