6 North Dakota Counties Included In Presidential Disaster Request
Benson, Grand Forks, McKenzie, Mountrail, Nelson and Wells
BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum is seeking a presidential disaster declaration for storms that hit North Dakota in late June and early July causing flash flooding in several counties.
The storms from June 29 through July 1 are blamed for causing over $5 million in damage to roads and other infrastructure.
Burgum includes six counties in his request: Benson, Grand Forks, McKenzie, Mountrail, Nelson and Wells.
He says many of the areas have dealt with a number of storms and catastrophic flooding over the last two years.