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IA Governor Kim Reynolds extends flood proclamations

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds
Posted at 5:22 PM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 18:22:55-04

DES MOINES, Iowa (KMTV) — To aid with ongoing flood-relief efforts, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds says she's extending existing proclamations of a disaster emergency for an additional 30 days.

The extension will run through Sunday, September 8, 2019 and:

  • Extends the governor’s temporary suspension of regulatory provisions pertaining to hours of service for disaster repair crews and drivers delivering goods and services while responding to disaster sites during the duration of this disaster, along with weight limits related to disaster repairs.
  • Suspends length-of-stay and fee requirements at Waubonsie State Park located in Fremont County.

Additional information provided by the goveronor's office:

For more information, visit the DNR Disaster Assistance website [links.govdelivery.com] or the Waubonsie State Park website [links.govdelivery.com].

Iowa residents of counties impacted by the recent severe weather are asked to report damage [links.govdelivery.com] to help local and state officials better understand the damage sustained. Damage to property, roads, utilities and other storm-related information may be reported. This information will be collected by the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and shared with local emergency management agencies.

For more information on Iowa flooding, visit floods2019.iowa.gov [links.govdelivery.com] or contact 2-1-1.