Governor Reynolds to tour Iowa flood damage

DES MOINES, Iowa-  Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds plans to tour flooded areas of Iowa Saturday.  Disaster declarations have now been issued for 18-Iowa counties.

Friday, Reynolds received an update on flooding as well as the Lyon County Iowa derailment, and oil spill during a meeting at the Iowa Emergency Operations Center at Camp Dodge in Johnston.   

Eight agencies took part in Friday's meeting,  the Department of Public Safety; the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management; the Iowa National Guard; the Department of Public Health; the Department of Transportation; the Department of Corrections; the Department of Human Services; and the Department of Natural Resources.

Disaster declarations have been issued for the following counties:   Allamakee, Bremer, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Floyd, Hamilton, Howard, Kossuth, Lyon,  O'Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Scott, Story, and Winneshiek


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