Louisiana Freezing Rain and Ice Storm (DR-1264)
Incident period: December 22, 1998 to December 28, 1998
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 21, 1999
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January 21, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the federal disaster aid has been made available to help local governments in 18 Louisiana parishes recover from the effects of a crippling ice storm that hit the state late last year.