State says, 97 percent of Utahns don’t have the correct flood insurance


A TAX ON SERVICES WE CURRENTLY DON’T PAY TAXES ON. EMILY THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND OTHER GROUPS HAD URGED THE GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE TO ALLOW FOR MORE TIME FOR DELIBERATIONS BEFORE MAKING CHANGES TO UTAH’S TAX CODE. [A13]CHURCH VOLUNTEERS IN RUSSIA-2 SH FS GLEN MORE DEVELOPING NEWS COMING INTO OUR NEWSROOM… THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS ANNOUNCED THAT THE CHURCH VOLUNTEERS THAT WERE DETAINED IN RUSSIA ARE IN THE PROCESS OF DEPORTATION… EMILY CHURCH OFFICIALS ASSURING QUOTE: “THE YOUNG MEN ARE IN GOOD SPIRITS, ARE BEING TREATED WELL, AND ARE IN REGULAR CONTACT WITH THEIR MISSION PRESIDENT AND THEIR FAMILIES.” GLEN AND WITH SPRING RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER… FLOOD DANGER IS GOING UP. THAT’S WHY GOVERNOR HERBERT HAS DECLARED MARCH AS FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH. EMILY WE’RE HEARING MANY UTAHNS ARE NOT PREPARED OR PROTECTED. ABC4’S JASON NGUYEN happened outside of the designated flood areas. GOOD NEWS UTAH, OUR SNOW PACK AND WATER LEVELS LOOK GREAT. Brian McInerney, National Weather Service Hydrologist: We also have potential damage to high flows this spring if we have continued storminess all the way through. THAT WET WEATHER BRINGS A BIGGER CONCERN THIS SPRING- FLOODING. MUCH LIKE WHAT WE ARE SEEING IN WASHINGTON COUNTY. Kathy Holder, State of Utah Flood plain Manager: It is up to the homeowner to take care of themselves and take care of their homes UTAH OFFICIALS SAY, 97 PERCENT OF UTAHNS DON’T HAVE PROPER FLOOD COVERAGE. Kathy Holder, State of Utah Floodplain Manager: I go out to all of these flood disasters and it just breaks my heart to know that people won’t recover easily from that. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS SAY HOMEOWNERS AND RENTERS INSURANCE ONLY COVERS PIPES THAT BREAK INSIDE YOUR HOME. THEY SAY MOST INSURANCE COVERAGE WON’T COVER FLOODING CAUSED BY STORMS, MELTING SNOW, OR BACKUP FROM OVERLOADED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS AND BROKEN WATER MAINS. Kathy Holder, State of Utah Floodplain Manager: Someone can get a policy for say like $40,000 if they are just worried about the basement or something and that may be like $90 a year. STATE OFFICIALS SAY DON’T PLAN ON THE GOVERNMENT OR FEMA TO BAIL YOU OUT IF A FLOOD HAPPENS NEAR YOU. THEY SAY THE MOST YOU MAY GET IS $5,000. Jason Nguyen @FollowWIN: State officials say that one inch of water can cause unto $26,000 in

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