Thursday, July 13, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, July 13, 2017 Significant Activity for July 12-13, 2017 Significant Events: NoneTropical Activity:•  Atlantic – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours•  Eastern Pacific – Tropical Storm Fernanda•  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours•  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interestsSignificant Weather:  •  Severe Thunderstorms – Middle Mississippi Valley to Great Lakes/Ohio Valley•  Flash Flooding Possible – Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to Mid-Atlantic and Northeast•  Elevated Fire Weather Conditions and Isolated Dry Thunderstorms – Northern Intermountain, Central Great Basin,...

Bevy of Resources Found in Disaster Centers for Arkansas Storm Survivors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers operating in storm-stressed Arkansas counties have a large number of resources disaster survivors can access to speed their recovery.Accessible to the whole community, including those with disabilities and additional communication needs, disaster centers are facilities housing federal, state, local and voluntary agencies. No cash, checks, debit cards or vouchers are distributed at the disaster centers.Disaster Recovery Centers are staffed with representatives from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration and may include representatives of other agencies. Survivors...

Progress for Disaster Recovery Continues with Nearly $6 Million for Ascension Parish

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Significant Activity for July 11-12, 2017 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours•  Eastern Pacific – Tropical Storm Eugene; Tropical Disturbance Six-E•  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours•  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:  •  Severe Thunderstorms – Central Plains to Great Lakes•  Flash Flooding Possible – Central Plains, Upper/Middle Mississippi valleys, and Great Lakes•  Space Weather:   ○  Past 24 hours: none observed    ○  Next 24...

State/FEMA Disaster Center Will Stop in Clay County to Help Arkansans

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A mobile State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center will visit Corning in Clay County from Thursday, July 13 to Monday, July 17, to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding between April 26 and May 19.The disaster center location and hours are as follows:Clay CountyM.B. Ainley, Jr. Community Center536 E. Elm St.Corning AR 72422Hours: Thursday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Sunday, 1-5 p.m.Monday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Disaster Recovery Centers are staffed with representatives from the Arkansas Department of Emergency...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Significant Activity for July 10-11, 2017 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours•  Eastern Pacific – Tropical Storm Eugene; Disturbance 1•  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours•  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:  •  Severe Thunderstorms – Northern Plains and Upper Mississippi Valley•  Flash Flooding – Upper Mississippi Valley, Great Lakes, Middle Mississippi and Ohio valleys •  Critical and Elevated Fire weather – ID, CA, MT, WY,...

Fixed-Location Disaster Recovery Centers Hours Due to Change

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Effective Wednesday, July 12, the hours for fixed-location Disaster Recovery Centers in Arkansas will change. Hours will be:Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Saturday: Noon to 5 p.m.Sundays: ClosedThe new hours do not affect hours announced for the mobile Disaster Recovery Centers and apply only to the locations below:Faulkner CountyMcGee Center3800 College Ave.Conway AR 72034 Lawrence CountyBlack River Fire Training Center114 Wilson Drive Walnut Ridge AR 72476 Randolph CountyOld Randolph County Nursing Center1405 Hospital DrivePocahontas AR 72455 Saline CountyIndian Springs Baptist Church23581 I-30Bryant AR 72022 Washington CountyFayetteville Executive Airport Terminal Building4500...

Monday, July 10, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, July 10, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, July 10, 2017 Significant Activity – July 7-10 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Disturbance 1: Low (near 20%) Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Eugene (Cat 2) Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:  Severe thunderstorms flash flooding – Northern Rockies, Great Lakes, Middle Mississippi and Ohio valleys Flash flooding – Great Lakes, Middle Mississippi and Ohio valleys Critical and Elevated fire weather...

Saturday, July 8, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, July 8, 2017 Significant Activity for July 7-8, 2017 Significant Events: NoneTropical Activity:•  Atlantic – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours•  Eastern Pacific – Tropical Storm Eugene•  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours•  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interestsSignificant Weather:  •  Elevated Fire Weather conditions and Isolated dry thunderstorms over much western states•  Red Flag Warnings for portions of CA, NV, AZ, UT, and MT•  Space Weather:   ○  Past 24 hours: None    ○  Next 24 hours: Minor;...

North Arkansas FEMA Applicants May Visit Missouri Disaster Centers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas residents living in counties near the Missouri border may visit a state/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Missouri to get help registering for disaster assistance for storm damage occurring between April 26 and May 19.Recovery centers are operating in Washington, Randolph and Lawrence counties in Arkansas, but residents of Benton, Carroll, Boone, Fulton, Randolph and Clay counties may live closer to Carter, Howell, Oregon, Ozark or Stone counties in Missouri.The schedule for the centers in both states is as follows:MissouriCarter CountyVan Buren Youth and Community Center1204 Hwy....

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