Paducah Board of Commission asking residents to report flood dam - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Paducah Board of Commission asking residents to report flood damage

McCracken County Jail and Jail Annex (Source: McCracken County Sheriff Jon Hayden) McCracken County Jail and Jail Annex (Source: McCracken County Sheriff Jon Hayden)
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

The Paducah Board of Commissions is reminding citizens that Paducah and McCracken County are working to gather information to submit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency on damage from the July 7 flash flooding.

They are collecting information to determine the number of people who received damage from the flash flooding.

The Paducah-McCracken County area has not been declared a disaster area. However, the Board says this information will be used to evaluate whether or not they might qualify.

Commissioner Richard Abraham surveyed the damage and helped citizens move their flood-damaged items.

"That event was overwhelming," he said.

Mayor Gayle Kaler said, "As tragic as it was, I'm so glad there was no loss of life."

If you were affected by the flash flooding and you live in Paducah, you can call 270-444-8527. If you live in McCracken County, outside the city limits, you can call 270-448-1530 to report damage.

The Board said information will be collected through July 24.

Some things you will be asked to provide when you call the numbers include:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Type of damage (Include numbers of vehicles and the square footage of home if damaged)
  • Insurance coverage (Are you covered by flood insurance or any other type of insurance?)
  • Phone number
  • Email (If available)

If FEMA declares Paducah-McCracken County a disaster area, the Board will release more information on what to do next.

If you have flood damage and started repairs, they say to keep all receipts and take pictures of any damaged items. Document all items that were destroyed.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2015 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Poplar Bluff library to reopen on August 22

    Poplar Bluff library to reopen on August 22

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:14:45 GMT
    The City Library In Poplar Bluff, Missouri will reopen Wednesday, August 22 after it closed unexpectedly on Tuesday. (Source:Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)The City Library In Poplar Bluff, Missouri will reopen Wednesday, August 22 after it closed unexpectedly on Tuesday. (Source:Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)
    The City Library In Poplar Bluff, Missouri will reopen Wednesday, August 22 after it closed unexpectedly on Tuesday. (Source:Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)The City Library In Poplar Bluff, Missouri will reopen Wednesday, August 22 after it closed unexpectedly on Tuesday. (Source:Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)

    The City Library In Poplar Bluff, Missouri will reopen Wednesday, August 22 after it closed unexpectedly on Tuesday. 

    The City Library In Poplar Bluff, Missouri will reopen Wednesday, August 22 after it closed unexpectedly on Tuesday. 

  • New IL healthcare bill to help children

    New IL healthcare bill to help children

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:07:35 GMT
    A new bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner which affects children considered "medically fragile, technology dependent." (Source: Raycom Media)A new bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner which affects children considered "medically fragile, technology dependent." (Source: Raycom Media)
    A new bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner which affects children considered "medically fragile, technology dependent." (Source: Raycom Media)A new bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner which affects children considered "medically fragile, technology dependent." (Source: Raycom Media)

    A new bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner which affects children considered "medically fragile, technology dependent."

    A new bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner which affects children considered "medically fragile, technology dependent."

  • ISP investigating officer involved shooting

    ISP investigating officer involved shooting

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-08-21 23:09:41 GMT
    Illinois State Police (ISP) is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Aug. 21. (Source: KFVS)Illinois State Police (ISP) is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Aug. 21. (Source: KFVS)

    Illinois State Police (ISP) is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Aug. 21.

    Illinois State Police (ISP) is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Aug. 21.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Father-in-law glares at Colorado man accused of killing 3

    Father-in-law glares at Colorado man accused of killing 3

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:15:23 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:09:25 GMT
    Christopher Watts, 33, faces three first-degree murder charges, two counts of murdering a child under 12, one count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body. (Source: Weld County Sheriff/KMGH/CNN)Christopher Watts, 33, faces three first-degree murder charges, two counts of murdering a child under 12, one count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body. (Source: Weld County Sheriff/KMGH/CNN)

    The father of two told police in court papers released Monday that he killed his pregnant wife after witnessing her strangling one of the girls on a baby monitor.

    The father of two told police in court papers released Monday that he killed his pregnant wife after witnessing her strangling one of the girls on a baby monitor.

  • 3 people killed in Terrell I-20 wreck, traffic delays expected to continue EB near outlets

    3 people killed in Terrell I-20 wreck, traffic delays expected to continue EB near outlets

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-08-21 22:03:58 GMT
    Crews respond to a wreck on Interstate I-20 West. (Source: KLTV viewer)Crews respond to a wreck on Interstate I-20 West. (Source: KLTV viewer)

    A wreck on eastbound Interstate 20 near an outlet mall has delayed traffic and taken the lives of three people.

    A wreck on eastbound Interstate 20 near an outlet mall has delayed traffic and taken the lives of three people.

  • The Latest: Governor decries 'broken' immigration system

    The Latest: Governor decries 'broken' immigration system

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-08-21 21:05:05 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-08-21 23:23:29 GMT
    (Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo released by the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation shows Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who was reported missing from her hometown in the eas...(Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo released by the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation shows Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who was reported missing from her hometown in the eas...
    Authorities say they have detained a suspect in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, and he is being held on a federal immigration detainer.
    Authorities say they have detained a suspect in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, and he is being held on a federal immigration detainer.
Powered by Frankly