The disaster declaration was for a number of counties affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding May 22-31.
A rare “black moon” rises Friday night over the Western Hemisphere, but don’t expect to see it.
Officials say they are weeks behind in their work on roads and bridges. It includes basic repairs that have piled up.
Wayland Buller has lived near Belle Plaine for nearly 30-years and has seen his home flood several times.
Authorities in several Iowa cities were mobilizing resources Friday to handle flooding from a rain-swollen river .
Summer featured floods that killed hundreds of people and caused more than $50 billion in losses around the globe.
Heat and humidity return to start the week.
The slow-moving storm could cause flash flooding and was expected to produce 3 to 6 inches of rain in some areas.
Most of the damage suffered is to roads, culverts and bridges.
Mulvane residents are still cleaning up after devastating flooding over the last couple of weeks.
Storms with rainfall rates of 3 to 5 inches an hour left many streets in the Wichita area impassable Friday night.
Mulvane residents get hit with another round of flooding in a short period of time.
This is the second time in a month Butler County Public Works officials will need to fix the shoulder at 201st Street and Butler Street.
Gov. Brownback signed a disaster declaration request to the Small Business Administration for victims of flooding that occurred Aug. 19.
A woman and several dogs had to be rescued from high water.