October 27, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 27, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 27, 2018 Significant Activity – Oct 26-27 Significant Events: Typhoon Yutu, Nor’easter Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Subtropical Storm Oscar Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (40%) Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days Western Pacific –Typhoon Yutu Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – coastal Carolinas Gusty winds, coastal flooding, heavy rain and freezing rain possible – Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Heavy rainfall – coastal Mid-Atlantic Declaration Activity: Major Disaster Declaration approved – Commonwealth of...

October 26, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 26, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 26, 2018 Significant Activity – Oct 25-26 Significant Events: Super Typhoon Yutu Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Disturbance 1: High (90%) Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (20%) Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days Western Pacific – Super Typhoon Yutu Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – coastal Carolinas Freezing rain possible – Northeast Heavy rainfall – coastal Mid-Atlantic Elevated fire weather – southern CA Declaration Activity: Request for Expedited Major Disaster...

FEMA grants nearly $1.7 million to St. Thomas Episcopal Church for school facilities

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded nearly $1.7 million to the St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Houston to construct a temporary school facility and to lease property for the facility following Hurricane Harvey.  The facility’s 16 temporary classroom buildings and one bathroom building are anticipated to be used for two to three years until the St. Thomas Episcopal School facilities are refurbished. These buildings will be placed on a leased parking lot. The grant includes the monthly lease for restrooms and security services. The cost of the...

October 25, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 25, 2018 Significant Events: Super Typhoon Yutu Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Disturbance 1 High (80%) • Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 Low (20%) • Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Western Pacific – Typhoon Yutu (CAT 5) Significant Weather: • Heavy rain – Four Corners, Southwest, and TX • Snow - Northern New England Declaration Activity:      • Amendment No. 8 to FEMA-4393-DR-NC      • Amendment No. 7 to FEMA-4394-DR-SC FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 10-25-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail...

October 24, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 24, 2018 Significant Events: Super Typhoon Yutu Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Disturbance 1 Medium (60%) • Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Willa (CAT4) • Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Western Pacific – Typhoon Yutu (CAT 5) Significant Weather: • Heavy rain – Four Corners, Southwest, and TX • Snow - Northern New England Declaration Activity:      • Major Emergency Declaration approved - Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 10-24-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail Address |...

FEMA grants more than $4.4 million to the City of Friendswood

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $4.4 million to the City of Friendswood for debris removal following Hurricane Harvey.  The city removed more than 150,000 cubic yards of debris after the storm’s wind and flooding. The cost of the removal and cleanout is nearly $4.9 million. The grant of more than $4.4 million is the federal share of the cost and requires a 10 percent nonfederal match by the applicant, or $489,698. These funds come from FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program which reimburses communities for actions...

October 23, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 23, 2018 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Disturbance 1 Low (20%) • Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Willa (CAT4); Tropical Storm Vicente • Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Western Pacific – Tropical Storm Yutu Significant Weather: • Heavy rain – Four Corners, Southwest, and TX Declaration Activity:      • Amendment No. 1 to FEMA-3405-EM-FL •  Amendment No. 4 to FEMA-4399-DR-FL •  Amendment No. 5 to FEMA-4399-DR-FL •  Amendment No. 7 to FEMA-4393-DR-NC FEMA Daily...

Harvey evacuees have options as voter registration deadline approaches

Oct. 9 is the last day to register for the Nov. 6 election AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane Harvey forced tens of thousands of Texans out of their homes, and more than a year later, many still have not returned. But that won’t prevent you from voting in the Nov. 6 election. If you have relocated, permanently or temporarily, or if your identification is inaccessible or lost, a solution can be found at www.VoteTexas.gov/harvey. To access the information in Spanish, visit www.VoteTexas.gov/es/harvey.   “We understand many Texans are still recovering from the devastation brought by...

October 22, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 22, 2018 Significant Events: Central Texas Flooding Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Willa (CAT4); Tropical Storm Vicente • Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Western Pacific – Tropical Storm Yutu Significant Weather: • Heavy rain and flooding possible – TX Declaration Activity: FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 10-22-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code |...

Sunday October 21, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday October 21, 2018 Significant Events: Central Texas Flooding Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Willa (CAT1); Tropical Storm Vicente • Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Western Pacific – Invest 97W Significant Weather: • Heavy rain and flooding possible – TX Declaration Activity: FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 10-21-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code |...

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