Gov. declares state of emergency for parts of Indiana impacted by flooding

Indiana's Governor has declared a state of emergency for parts of the state hit hardest by Mother Nature.

Posted: Feb. 26, 2018 3:19 PM
Updated: Feb. 26, 2018 5:51 PM

INDIANA (WTHI) - Indiana's Governor has declared a state of emergency for parts of the state hit hardest by Mother Nature.

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This declaration will allow Emergency Management to mobilize resources and it is a step the state is required to take to request federal assistance.

Right now, 11 counties are included. None in the Wabash Valley. However, more counties may be added in the coming days.

The complete list of counties include:
Carroll
Dearborn
Elkhart
Fulton
Lake
Marshall
Perry
St. Joseph
Starke
Switzerland
White
Benton
Clark
Crawford
Floyd
Jefferson
Spencer
Warrick

In addition to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, other agencies providing services include the Department of Natural Resources, Indiana State Police, Indiana Department of Transportation, Indiana Department of Corrections, Indiana National Guard and the American Red Cross.

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