Tippah County declared federal disaster due to storm damage
MEMA announced that President Trump declared Tippah County part of a federal disaster area.
The declaration is a result of storm damage from Olga in October.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Today Governor Phil Bryant announced that President Trump declared 16 counties as federal disaster areas following the severe storm, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred due to Tropical Storm Olga.
The counties declared for public assistance:
Alcorn, Covington, Itawamba, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Leake, Lee, Marion, Neshoba, Newton, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Scott, Simpson, Smith and Tippah.