Amendment to Proclamation
[34 Pa.B. 5346]
September 18, 2004
Whereas, On September 17, 2004, I declared a State of Disaster Emergency in Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler and Washington Counties due to widespread and unusually severe storms, heavy rain, high winds and flooding, which struck the counties and caused extensive damage to roads, streets, bridges, private homes, businesses and posed other adverse life safety impacts upon the general population of those counties; and
Whereas, additional information provided by local officials finds that additional Pennsylvania counties were also adversely impacted by the same heavy rains, which caused localized flooding to occur in certain creeks and streams and caused extensive road closures, damage to roads, streets, private homes, businesses and continued adverse life safety impacts for the general population of Beaver, Bradford, Centre, Clinton, Clearfield, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Fulton, Indiana, Jefferson, Lycoming, Mifflin, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder and Westmoreland Counties; and
Whereas, it is anticipated that these severe storms will cause further extensive flooding on the major river systems of the Commonwealth; and
Whereas, investigations by state agencies of recently developing conditions indicate that additional resources of the Commonwealth may be needed to assist county and municipal efforts to mitigate and contend with the magnitude and severity of this continuing and expanding disaster emergency.
Now Therefore, Pursuant to the provisions of Subsection 7301(c) of the Emergency Management Services Code (35 Pa.C.S.A. Section 7101 et seq. as amended), I do hereby amend my Proclamation of September 17, 2004, as follows:
1. The Counties of Beaver, Bradford, Centre, Clinton, Clearfield, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Fulton, Indiana, Jefferson, Lycoming, Mifflin, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder and Westmoreland Counties are now declared to be in a state of disaster emergency and are added to the previously designated disaster emergency area.
2. This Amendment to Proclamation shall take effect immediately.
Given under my hand and the Seal of the Governor, at the City of Harrisburg, this eighteenth day of September in the year of our Lord two thousand four and of the Commonwealth the two hundred and twenty-ninth.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 04-1810. Filed for public inspection October 1, 2004, 9:00 a.m.]
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