On Thursday, Governor Eric J. Holcomb added five counties to the disaster emergency he declared Feb. 24, Feb. 26, Feb. 27 and March 2 in response to widespread flooding and infrastructure damage caused by sustained heavy rainfall. The governor signed a new executive order Thursday to include LaPorte, Noble, Posey, Wabash and Warren counties—in addition to Jackson, Kosciusko, Newton, Porter, Harrison, Jasper, Ohio, Pulaski, Benton, Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Jefferson, Spencer, Warrick, Carroll, Dearborn, Elkhart, Fulton, Lake, Marshall, Perry, St. Joseph, Starke, Switzerland and White counties—making 31 total counties covered by this disaster emergency declaration so far. For more details on these state assistance centers, visit https://calendar.in.gov/site/dhs/event/state-assistance-centers-opening-in-northern-indiana-to-assist-flood-impacted-hoosiers/. To report weather-related damage, please contact http://bit.ly/2018rainfall.
March 9th, 2018|Local News|