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Teams to begin assessing weather damage on Monday
Jul 11   

Editors Note APNewsNow.

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) _ Teams of federal, state and local officials on Monday will begin preliminary assessments of damage to public infrastructure caused by tornadoes and flooding.

A series of storms from June 13-20 affected 12 counties and one Native American reservation.

Representatives of FEMA, the state Office of Emergency Management and local governments will conduct the assessments. The field work is expected to be completed by Wednesday.

Teams will be working in Butte, Clay, Corson, Dewey, Hanson, Jerauld, Lincoln, Minnehaha, Perkins, Turner, Union and Ziebach counties and the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.

By The Associated Press, Copyright 2014

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