You just can't make this shit up. From the Rapid City Journal:
The request covers 28 counties where preliminary assessments show more than $7.1 million in damage to roads, culverts, bridges and other public infrastructure. The governor in his letter to President Barack Obama says soil in many parts of the state already was saturated before getting hit with winter snowfall ranging from 50 to 100 inches.Wise up, you stupid fuckers!
The Colorado River system has reached "peak water;" it is dry before it reaches the Sea of Cortez: