Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and High Winds (DR-1262)
Incident period: January 17, 1999 to February 1, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 19, 1999
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
January 25, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Conditions continue to improve in Tennessee after an additional round of severe weather that included tornadoes hit the state on Jan. 21 - 22. FEMA Director Witt, along with Regional, State and local officials, visited Clarksville (Montgomery County) and Benton and Jackson counties on Jan. 23.
January 19, 1999
WASHINGTON, D. C. -- Twelve counties in tornado-ravaged western Tennessee have been designated eligible for federal assistance by the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under President Clinton's major disaster declaration issued for the state this morning.