Gov. Ronnie Musgrove is seeking $15.3 million in federal aid to help pay for damage done by Tropical Storm Isidore.
Mississippi Emergency Management agency director Robert Latham said he expects a quick response from President Bush, perhaps as early as Tuesday.
The state requested:
Latham said officials are trying to see if they can keep the request open-ended, in case Tropical Storm Lili, which is now near Cuba, causes damage in Mississippi.