Lebanon Has Record Rain Fall as More Rain Hits the City

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Slayton Hill Road after July 1 and 2 flooding.

Lebanon officials report that after their meeting with FEMA on Wednesday FEMA will pay the following costs. Restoration to pre-storm condition and 75 percent of estimated costs for pre-storm condition repair for the flash floods of July 1 and 2. Remaining costs to be paid by the tax payers, though officials are looking into Hazard Mitigation Grants. Late on Wed. Lebanon was hit with more flash floods after receiving three inches of rain between 9 and 11 pm with severe thunderstorms with numerous lightning strikes. Adding to the damage on Saturday another 1.5 inches of rain fell adding to the damages.The most rainfall ever recorded in Lebanon from June1-August 29 was 5.55 inches, this year in the same period Lebanon received 16.18 inches.

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