The FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Alexandria, Madison, Mitchell and Plankinton will close permanently today as of 1:00 p.m. The Plankinton location will not reopen tomorrow (Saturday) as previously scheduled.

Even though the centers are closing, individuals and businesses with uninsured losses or damage from the September flooding and tornadoes have two more weeks, until Friday January 31st to register with FEMA for disaster assistance or reimbursements.

You can register with FEMA online at or by calling FEMA’s helpline at 800-621-3362 or TTY: 800-462-7585. Lines are open daily from 7 a.m.- 11 p.m. Help is available in most languages. Follow us on Twitter @ FEMARegion8