WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - The rain and wind storm over the weekend left some damage in its wake. }}" />

   
 
 
Clean-Up of Weekend Storm Damage Underway

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 12/23/2013

The rain and wind storm over the weekend left some damage in its wake. High water has receded in Bellville, but not at a flood-prone intersection north of Mansfield. Richland County Emergency Management Director Keith Markley says the Clear Fork in Bellville overflowed Sunday morning, forcing Route 13 to be closed for about six hours, but the water did not get into nearby buildings. The Black Fork in Shelby did not overflow. Both rivers are back down to near normal levels. But the intersection of State Routes 13 and 96 is closed due to flooding. A tornado did not blow through northern Richland County as many people suspect, but the area around Route 96 has numerous trees down and some structural damage. The storm also cut power to parts of Shelby, and in the Ganges Five Points Road area. Markley says the Federal Emergency Management Agency will not be providing financial assistance to the owners of damaged properties. He encourages you to report the damage to his office, and contact your insurance company.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Stingel Elementary in Ontario uses Recycle Day to observe Earth Month. Full Story
Image1 An estimated 300 to 400 job-seekers were expected Thursday at the third annual Ashland Area Job Fair held at Ashland University. Full Story
 
Image1 The Lexington Senior Center had a special guest for its regular Thursday lunch. Full Story
Image1 Fire heavily damaged a vacant house in Ontario Thursday morning. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Vacant Ontario House Catches Fire, Cause Unknown

A.U. Schar Nursing College Starts Doctor Of Nursing Program

Mansfield Dance Company Rules Nationals

Shelby YMCA Holds Shoe Drive To Raise Funds

17th Annual Minority Health Fair Kicks Off April 26

Students Petition Closing Of Springmill Learning Center

B.E. Humble Opens Second Store In Ashland

N.C.S.C. Paralegal Graduates Given Farewell Luncheon

Mansfield Boil Alert

Seminar Offered For Women And Minority Small Businesses

Mount Vernon woman killed in two-vehicle accident

Students Help In Spring Clean-up Week In Ontario

Conference explores effects of violence and abuse

Prosecutors Reviewing Case Of Child Hit By Car At Walmart

United Way Of Crawford County 2014 Kickoff Campaign

"U Drive, U Text, U Pay"

More News