FEMA Issues an Additional 90 Day Extension –NFIP Policyholders Now Have 270 Days to Submit Proof of Loss Forms

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Significant Events: None   Significant Weather: • Severe Thunderstorms – Middle/Lower Mississippi valleys, Ohio/Tennessee valleys and Southeast • Freezing Rain – Great Lakes to Northeast • Flash Flooding – California • Heavy Snow – California, Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, Central Rockies, Central Plains, and Great Lakes Space Weather: Past 24 hours: none; next 24 hours: none   Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests   Earthquake Activity: No significant activity   Declaration Activity: • Amendment No. 1 to FEMA-4295-DR-MS FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+02-07-2017.pdf Update Your...

Six Months Later: Partners Work for Progress in Louisiana Flood Recovery

BATON ROUGE, La. — In the six months following the August flood, Louisiana recovery has moved forward as a result of survivors helping one another, volunteer groups and partnerships among different levels and agencies of government.The partnership has worked together to advance recovery in many ways. Work includes mucking out homes, clearing debris, creating solutions to keep displaced survivors close to home, advancing flood insurance payments and other financial help to repair homes and businesses, and reimbursing local governments for temporary school facilities.Survivors Staying Close to HomeSurvivors and communities have coordinated...

Monday, February 6, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, February 6, 2017 Significant Activity for February 5-6 Significant Events: None   Significant Weather: Severe Thunderstorms – Lower Mississippi to Ohio valleys Freezing Rain – Upper Mississippi Valley to Mid-Atlantic Heavy Snow – Pacific Northwest, CA, Northern Intermountain, Central Great Basin, Rockies, and Northern Plains Red Flag Warnings – Southern/Central Plains Space Weather: Past 24 hours: none; next 24 hours: none   Earthquake Activity: No significant activity   Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+02-06-2017.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip...

Sunday, February 5, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, February 5, 2017 Significant Activity for February 4-5 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: •Freezing Rain – Pacific Northwest and Northern Intermountain •Heavy Snow – Pacific Northwest and CA to the Rockies •Snow – Pacific Northwest to Northern Plains; Great Lakes to Northeast •Rain and Snow – Pacific Northwest to Central Great Basin and Central Rockies; Great Lakes to Central Appalachians •Rain and Thunderstorms – Southern Plains to Southeast Space Weather: Past 24 hours: none; next 24 hours: none Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests...

Friday, February 3, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, February 3, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, February 3, 2017 (See Attached).   Significant Events: None Significant Weather: •Freezing rain possible – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, and Northern Rockies •Heavy snow possible – California, Pacific Northwest, Norther Intermountain, Northern Rockies, and Great Lakes •Space Weather – past 24 hours – None; next 24 hours – Minor, G1 Geomagnetic Storms Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: •Major Disaster Declaration Request for Oklahoma     •Major Disaster Declaration Request...

Public Invited to Review and Appeal Flood Maps in Rangerville, Cameron County, TX

DENTON, Texas– Residents and business owners in Rangerville have new, preliminary flood maps to review. These maps were produced by a team of local, state and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials. Residents and business owners are encouraged to view the maps for a better understanding of their flood risks. The public is invited to participate in an appeal period about the maps. Anyone who wishes to file an appeal has until April 17, 2017, for submission. Here’s the definition an appeal:                                                                                           Appeals are formal objections to proposed base flood elevations or flood...

Thursday, February 2, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, February 2, 2017 See the attached FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, February 2, 2017   Significant Events: None Significant Weather: •Freezing rain possible – Pacific Northwest and Northern Intermountain •Heavy snow possible – California, Northern Rockies, Great Lakes, and Northeast •Space Weather – past 24 hours – Minor, G1 Geomagnetic Storms; next 24 hours – Minor, G1 Geomagnetic Storms Tropical Activity Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: Major Disaster Declaration Approved (FEMA-4298-DR-SD) FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+02-02-2017.pdf Update Your E-mail Address...

New Flood Maps Become Final in Collin County, Texas

DENTON, Texas –– Collin County will have new flood maps on June 7, 2017.  The new maps include the cities of McKinney, Plano and Allen, and unincorporated areas of Collin County. Residents in those areas are encouraged to examine the maps to decide whether they need to buy flood insurance.In learning about their risk of flooding, individuals and community leaders can make informed decisions about building and development.Flooding is the #1 natural disaster in the U.S. and only flood insurance covers these unexpected, damaging and sometimes fatal events. Most homeowner insurance...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, February 1, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Significant Events: None  Significant Weather: •Heavy snow possible – Northern/Central Plains, Great Lakes, and Northeast •Space Weather – past 24 hours – Minor, G1 Geomagnetic Storms; next 24 hours – Minor, G1 Geomagnetic Storms Tropical Activity Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+02-01-2017.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during...

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