Florida Panhandle Flooding
An American flag is shown in a flooded yard during a downpour, Thursday, July 4, 2013 in Panama City, Fla. Emergency officials from Pensacola to Panama City encouraged residents to stay off water-clogged roads following days of heavy rain. Forecasters called for more rain through the next several days. (AP Photo/The News Herald,Andrew P Johnson)
Posted: Saturday, August 3, 2013 5:30 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Federal funding will help communities in the Florida Panhandle return to normal after a major flooding over the July 4th holiday week, state emergency management officials said.
"Helping communities return to normal after a disaster is our first priority and this assistance is an important first step in that process," said Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Bryan W. Koon in a statement.
Saturday, August 3, 2013 5:30 pm.