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FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance is available to the Commonwealth of Kentucky to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, landslides and mudslides that occurred on April 2, 2024.

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The National Weather Service is forecasting an enhanced risk of severe storms with large hail, wind damage and possible tornadoes across the Southern Plains and portions of Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas. Isolated severe storms will be possible today across the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes. Ahead of the possibility for severe storms, residents are encouraged to take the threat seriously, listen to local officials and act now to prepare homes and families for potential impacts.

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FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance is available to the state of Texas to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding beginning on April 26, 2024 and continuing.

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