White House declares February winter storm a disaster in Shelby County

Winter storm disaster declaration

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - President Joe Biden approved Tennessee’s disaster declaration Wednesday for the February winter storm that blanketed the Mid-South.

Federal funding is available to state, local governments and nonprofit organizations for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the winter storm.

The winter storm dumped several inches of snow across the Mid-South from Feb. 11 to Feb. 19.

Several counties across the state including Shelby County were approved for funding.

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