Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Hill County, Texas

Denton, Texas– New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Hill County. 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 FEMA...

Preliminary Flood Maps for Johnson County Arkansas Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – New preliminary flood maps for residents of Johnson County are ready for residents to review. Communities affected by the maps include Clarksville, Coal Hill, Hartman, and unincorporated areas of Johnson County. These maps help homeowners and businesses decide about purchasing flood insurance. By knowing their risks, individuals and community leaders can make informed decisions about building and development.      “This critical information is the result of coordination between FEMA and our state and local partners. We hope that everyone reviews the maps to understand the flood risks involved,” said FEMA Region...

Preliminary Flood Maps for Five Texas Counties Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – New preliminary flood maps for residents of Bandera, Bexar, Kendall, Kerr and Medina counties are ready for residents to review. Communities affected by the maps include Bandera, Castroville, San Antonio and Terrell Hills. These maps help homeowners and businesses decide about purchasing flood insurance. By knowing their risks, individuals and community leaders can make informed decisions about building and development.      “This critical information is the result of coordination between FEMA and our state and local partners.  We hope that everyone reviews the maps to understand the flood risks involved,” said...

Preliminary Flood Maps for Denton County, Texas Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – New preliminary flood maps are now available for Denton County residents to review. Communities affected by the maps include Corinth, Lake Dallas and Shady Shores. These maps help homeowners and businesses decide about purchasing flood insurance. By knowing their risks, individuals and community leaders can make informed decisions about building and development.      “Along with our state and local partners we’ve all worked very hard to bring this critical information to the area. We hope that everyone reviews the maps to understand the flood risks involved,” said FEMA Region 6...

Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Williamson County

Denton, Texas– New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) are available for review by residents and business owners in Williamson County 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, and state, Federal...

November 20, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 20, 2018 Significant Activity for November 19-20, 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 Depression 34W Significant Weather: • Elevated Fire Weather – Portions of CA and southern OR• Air Quality and Air Stagnation Alerts continue over portions...

November 19, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 19, 2018 Significant Activity for November 16-19, 2018 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 – Invest 92W – Medium Significant Weather: • Elevated Fire Weather – Northern and southern CA• Air Quality and Air Stagnation Alerts continue over portions of CA, OR, and WA• Snow...

November 18, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 18, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 18, 2018 Significant Activity – Nov 17-18 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 – Invest 92W – Low Significant Weather: Elevated Fire Weather – northern and southern CA Red Flag Warnings – northern and...

November 17, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 17, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 17, 2018 Significant Activity – Nov 16-17 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 – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Elevated Fire Weather – northern CA Red Flag Warnings – northern CA Declaration...

November 16, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 16, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 16, 2018 Significant Activity – Nov 15-16 Significant Events: CA Wildfires Tropical Cyclone Yutu Recovery (Final) 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 – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Freezing rain possible – Central Appalachians and Northeast...

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