LATEST FLOOD INFORMATION

LATEST FLOOD INFORMATION

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SIOUX CITY—HOURS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED FOR DAKOTA DUNES RESIDENTS IN EVACUATED AREAS.
UNION COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR RAY ROGGOW SAYS THE NEW SCHEDULE OF 8 A.M. TO 8 P.M. WILL CONTINUE INDEFINITELY.
SOUTH DAKOTA LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR MATT MICHELS, WHO VISITED DAKOTA DUNES FRIDAY, SAYS SIOUXLANDERS WILL OVERCOME THE UNKNOWN.

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SOUTH DAKOTA SENATOR JOHN THUNE WAS ALSO ON-HAND FRIDAY AND SAID ALOT HAS CHANGED SINCE HE WAS IN THE AREA A FEW WEEKS AGO.

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THUNE SAYS FEMA OFFICIALS ARE PREPARED TO HELP LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND HE HOPES RESIDENTS WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSEMENT ON A MATCHING BASIS.
THUNE SAYS THOSE WITH FLOOD INSURANCE NEED TO SUBMIT A CLAIM AND HAVE AN ADJUSTER GO TO THEIR RESIDENCE.

 

 

SIOUX CITY—MISSOURI RIVER FLOODING RESOURCES IN DAKOTA DUNES ARE UNDER LOCAL MANAGEMENT AS OF FRIDAY.
PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER STEVE LONG SAYS THE INCIDENT STARTED WITH A LEVEL 2 STATE TEAM, THEN WENT TO A LEVEL 3 STATE MANAGEMENT TEAM.
HE SAYS THEY’RE NOT LOSING RESOURCES, THEY’RE JUST MANAGING THEM.

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LONG SAYS THEY PLAN TO HANDLE THE ENTIRE SITUATION LOCALLY.

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