Tag: virginia derecho

FEMA approves Virginia request for derecho aid

FEMA has approved federal disaster assistance for Virginia to help 62 local governments and the state recover from the severe storms and straight-line winds that affected the Commonwealth June 29-July 1

Virginia seeks federal assistance for June 29 derecho

Gov. Bob McDonnell last week requested federal disaster assistance to reimburse local and state governments for their costs associated with responding to the widespread severe derecho wind storm that affected Virginia June 29-30 and the heavy thunderstorms with high winds and hail that occurred the evening of June 30 and the afternoon of July 1