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May 12, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- James Lee Witt, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is urging residents of tornado-prone areas to build a "safe room" in their homes that can provide...
May 12, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Weather Service (NWS) reports a severe weather system moved across Texas yesterday. The system dumped heavy rains of up to six inches in central areas and formed at...
May 11, 1999
WICHITA, Kan. -- In response to Governor Bill Graves' request, the counties of Reno and Sumner were added today to President Clinton's disaster declaration of May 4, 1999. Homeowners, renters,...
Kansas
May 11, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal, state and local officials are responding to the disasters in Oklahoma Kansas, and Texas. Only two people are still missing, both in Oklahoma, and no additional storm-...
Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma
May 11, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Federal and state agencies are working in partnership to help Oklahoma residents following the tornadoes, severe storms and flooding of May 3-5. The following is a summary of...
Oklahoma
May 11, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Federal and state agencies are working in partnership to help Oklahoma residents following the tornadoes, severe storms and flooding of May 3-5. The following is a summary of...
Oklahoma
May 11, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Storm-smart pioneers in Tulsa are building "safe rooms" to show that it is possible to live safely in Tornado Alley -- even in Oklahoma, where few homes have basements. The...
May 11, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The City of Tulsa, Oklahoma and its Project Impact partners are very actively helping FEMA showcase the new FEMA Tornado Safe Room technology. FEMA worked with the College of...
May 11, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "Safe rooms" are anchored and armored small closets or other enclosures that can shelter 6-8 people safely during tornadoes, wind storms, or other emergencies. Here is...
May 11, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal, state and local officials are responding to the disasters in Oklahoma Kansas, and Texas. Only two people are still missing, both in Oklahoma, and no additional storm-...

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