MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: FEMA to asses flood damage
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in southwestern Minnesota starting tomorrow to begin surveying flood damage.
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (DFL-Plymouth) says in order to qualify for federal funds, the monetary damage to public infrastructure must be at least $7.3 million. Once all the damage assesments are in, Governor Dayton is expected to request a presidential declaration of diaster. Final approval would be made by President Obama.