The letter sent Friday says the relentless series of storms caused flooding, mudslides, evacuations, erosion, power outages and at least eight deaths. Northern California was hardest hit.
Brown says the storm system was so severe and widespread that state and local governments need federal assistance to continue dealing with the problems it created.
In a separate action, the governor added Amador, Mono and Riverside to the 49 counties included in an emergency proclamation Brown issued last month.
BY Eren Moreno
**I DON’T TRUST JERRY BROWN – I KNOW TRUMP WILL GIVE HIM THE FUNDS, BUT I’D MAKE BROWN ACCOUNT FOR EVERY CENT HE SPENDS TO AID AMERICAN TAX-PAYING CITIZENS OF CALIFORNIA AND NOT ILLEGAL REFUGEES AND SANCTUARY CITIES.