Snyder Declares State Of Emergency In Genesee County

FLINT (WWJ/AP) – A state of emergency has been declared in Genesee County following a storm that caused major flooding.

Governor Rick Snyder took the action Friday to make state resources available to address remaining threats to public health and safety.

The storm started May 3 and dumped more than 5 inches of rain in and around Flint.

FEMA will help with an assessment on Monday to determine whether any federal aid may be available to help residents and business owners.

(TM and © Copyright 2012 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Guide: Last Minute Valentine's Day IdeasYou've got less than a week to plan the most romantic night of the year. Better get going!
Best Places To Get A Hot Toddy

Watch & Listen