Monday, July 3, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, July 3, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, July 3, 2017 Significant Activity – June 30-July 3 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Disturbance 1: High (70%) Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Medium (50%); Disturbance 2: Medium (60%) Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible for portions of the Central and Southern Plains Flash flooding possible for portions of Southern Plains, Lower Mississippi and Tennessee valleys Elevated...

State/FEMA Disaster Center Opens in Saline County to Help Flood Survivors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is open 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. Location and hours are:Saline CountyIndian Springs Baptist Church23581 I-30Bryant AR 72022Hours: Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and July Fourth holiday: ClosedDisaster Recovery Centers are staffed with representatives from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Survivors can get help applying...

July 2, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 2, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 2, 2017 Significant Activity – July 1-2 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:• Atlantic – Disturbance 1: Med (40%)• Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (30%); Disturbance 2: Medium (50%) • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours• Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Severe thunderstorms possible for portions of the Central Plains and Middle Mississippi Valley• Flash flooding possible for portions of OK and AR• Critical Fire Weather conditions expected for portions of AZ; Elevated Fire...

Corrected Copy: July 1, 2017

Corrected Copy: FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 1, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 1, 2017 Significant Activity – June 30 - July 1 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:Atlantic – Disturbance 1: Low (20%)Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (20%)Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hoursWestern Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible for portions of the Tennessee Valley, Southern/Central Appalachians, Mid-Atlantic, and NortheastFlash flooding possible for portions of the Tennessee Valley, Southern Appalachians, and Northeast Elevated Fire Weather conditions expected...

July 1, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 1, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 1, 2017 Significant Activity – June 30 - July 1 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:Atlantic – Disturbance 1: Low (20%)Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (20%)Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hoursWestern Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible for portions of the Tennessee Valley, Southern/Central Appalachians, Mid-Atlantic, and NortheastFlash flooding possible for portions of the Tennessee Valley, Southern Appalachians, and Northeast Elevated Fire Weather conditions expected across NV,...

FEMA Teams Canvassing Neighborhoods to Help Arkansas Flood Survivors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Federal disaster survivor assistance teams are working instorm–stricken neighborhoods, helping Arkansans register for FEMA disaster assistance, providing application updates and making referrals to additional resources when needed.Additionally, housing inspectors contracted by FEMA are reviewing residential damages onsite. Applicants must have suffered storm damage during the period from April 26 to May 19, be head of household and be a legal resident of the U.S.FEMA teams will be in all 13 designated disaster counties—initially in Boone, Carroll, Clay, Fulton, Pulaski and Washington. They will also visit neighborhoods in...

Arkansas Flood Survivors Urged to Register for FEMA Assistance

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A June 15 major disaster declaration for Arkansas has opened the door for flood-stricken residents of 13 counties—Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clay, Faulkner, Fulton, Jackson, Lawrence, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Washington and Yell—to apply for federal disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency or the U.S. Small Business Administration.Residents should be aware that FEMA disaster assistance is for specific purposes centered on getting a disaster survivor into a functioning home that is safe for occupancy and secure. FEMA grants don’t cover all damage, especially to insured property, but...

June 30, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for June 30, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for June 30, 2017 Significant Activity – June 29-30 Significant Events: Goodwin Fire, AZ Tropical Activity:• Atlantic – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours• Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours• Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours• Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Severe thunderstorms possible – Southern Plains, Middle Mississippi Valley, Lower Mississippi Valley, Ohio Valley, Great Lakes, and Northeast• Flash flooding – Southern Plains, Middle Mississippi Valley, and Lower Mississippi...

Steps to Disaster Assistance for Arkansans with Storm Damage

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Recovery from storm damage requires disaster survivors to take charge of their situation. FEMA and U.S. Small Business Administration disaster assistance is a process with steps for Arkansas residents to follow. Here’s a checklist:Step One: Register with FEMACall 800-621-3362 for voice or Video Relay Service. For TTY, call 800-462-7585. Multilingual operators are available. Helpline hours are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. local time, seven days a week until further notice. Online, go to DisasterAssistance.gov or use the FEMA mobile appSurvivors also can register with FEMA at a...

State/FEMA Disaster Center Has Whistle-Stop in Danville to Help Arkansans

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A mobile State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center will visit Danville in Yell County from Friday, June 30, to Sunday, July 2, 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:Yell CountyFire Training Center309 Atlanta St.Danville AR 72833Hours: Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.Disaster Recovery Centers are staffed with representatives from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, FEMA...

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