Minnesota Severe Ice Storms, Flooding and Heavy Rains (DR-1288)
Incident period: March 1, 1999 to May 30, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 26, 1999
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August 26, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Clinton has approved the use of federal disaster funds to help local governments in six Minnesota counties recover from the effects of storms and other extreme weather that struck the northwestern part of the state earlier this year.