November 26, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 26, 2018 Significant Activity for November 23-26, 2018 Significant Events: • CA Wildfires Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (30%); Disturbance 2: Low (10%)• Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:• Heavy Snow – Mississippi Valley to parts of New England• Heavy Rain – Pacific Northwest, Northern Mid-Atlantic• Freezing Rain – Northeast...

November 25, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 25, 2018 Significant Activity for 24-25, 2018 Significant Events: • CA Wildfires Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Disturbance 1: Low (near 0%)• Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (near 0%); Disturbance 2: Low (10%)• Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:• Heavy Snow and Blizzard conditions – Portions of Central Plains into the Great Lakes• Freezing Rain – Northeast Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 11-25-2018.pdf Update...

November 24, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 24, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing   Significant Activity Nov 23-24   Significant Events: CA Wildfires Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Disturbance 1: Low (10%) Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (20%) Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Freezing rain possible – portions of Central Appalachians, Northeast; Middle Mississippi Valley Heavy snow possible – portions of Central Great Basin, Central Rockies; Northern/Central Plains Elevated fire weather – New...

November 23, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 23, 2018 Significant Events: • CA Wildfires Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Disturbance 1: Low (30%) • Eastern Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days • Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Winter Storm Warning & Flash Flood Watch – Northern CA and Pacific Northwest • Debris Flow possible – Northern CA and Pacific Northwest • Air Quality and...

November 22, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 22, 2018 Significant Activity for November 21-22, 2018 Significant Events: • CA Wildfires Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Eastern Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Western Pacific – Typhoon Man-Yi Significant Weather:• Winter Storm Warning & Flash Flood Watch – Northern CA and Pacific Northwest • Debris Flow possible – Northern CA and...

FEMA awards more than $11.6 million for Phase 1 of the City of Pasadena drainage project

OIG Hotline Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: abigail.barrientez

Flood insurance helps Rockport family cruise into recovery

AUSTIN, Texas — When Salty Cruser learned her husband, Charlie, had purchased flood insurance for their home in Rockport, Texas, before Hurricane Harvey, she was shocked. And extremely grateful. “I couldn’t believe he did it, because he lived [near our current home] when he was born, and he’s one of those who’s like, ‘It’s never flooded out here; we’re not going to do that,’” she said. “If we hadn’t had the flood insurance, we would have been in very bad shape.” “Flood insurance saved us … and I know we’ll continue to have...

November 21, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 21, 2018 Significant Activity for November 20-21, 2018 Significant Events: • CA Wildfires Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Eastern Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Western Pacific – Tropical Storm Man-Yi Significant Weather:• Air Quality and Air Stagnation Alerts continue over portions of CA, WA, and ID• Heavy Snow possible – Sierra and...

Nearly $6 Million in Mitigation Grants Help Communities across LA

OIG Hotline Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: earl.armstrong

Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in El Reno, Oklahoma

Denton, Texas– New preliminary flood risk information and an updated Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) are available for review by residents and business owners in El Reno. Officials encourage property owners to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in appeal and comment periods for the maps. The new flood hazard information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been generated in coordination with local community, state, and...

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