December 11, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 11, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 10-11 Significant Events: Winter Weather – Southern U.S. Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  Freezing rain and heavy snow – Pacific Northwest to the Northern Rockies Declaration Activity: •  Major Disaster Declaration Request - Virginia FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-11-2018.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf of FEMA · U.S. Department of Homeland Security · Washington, DC 20472

FEMA grants $2.68 million to Aransas County Navigation District

AUSTIN, Texas — FEMA has awarded more than $2.68 million to the Aransas County Navigation District for two pavilions damaged by Hurricane Harvey. The Rockport Beachfront Pavilion and the Saltwater Pavilion in Rockport, as well as their annexes, sustained significant damage to their roofs, walls, floors, stairways and air-conditioning systems. FEMA provided more than $2.68 million to replace the buildings or restore them to their pre-disaster condition.  The total cost of the projects exceeds $2.98 million, and the FEMA grant requires a 10 percent nonfederal contribution by the applicant, or $298,425 The funding...

December 2, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 2, 2018 Significant Activity for December 1-2, 2018 Significant Events: • Earthquake – Alaska Tropical Activity: • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:• Winter Storm Warning – Central Plains and Upper Mississippi Valley• Slight Risk of Severe Thunderstorms – Southeastern U.S. to Mid-Atlantic• Flash Flooding possible – FL Panhandle• Freezing Rain and Heavy Snow possible – Northeast Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-2-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe...

December 1, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 1, 2018 Significant Activity for Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2018 Significant Events: • Earthquake – Alaska• Passing of President George H.W. Bush 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:• Blizzard conditions – Central Plains and Upper Mississippi...

FEMA temporary housing units authorized for sale to eligible occupants

AUSTIN, Texas — At the request of the State of Texas, certain Hurricane Harvey survivors living in FEMA temporary housing units (THUs) administered by the Texas General Land Office will be offered the opportunity to purchase their current unit. To be eligible to purchase a THU, which includes manufactured housing units and travel-trailers, the survivor must lack a permanent housing solution, through no fault of their own. Applicants may only purchase a THU in which they currently reside.  Applicants must be in compliance with the conditions of the Revocable License they signed...

Hurricane Harvey temporary housing program extended until August 2019

AUSTIN, Texas — A recent extension to the temporary housing program provided by the Texas General Land Office (GLO) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may provide Hurricane Harvey survivors a manufactured housing unit, travel-trailer or direct-lease apartment until Aug. 25, 2019. The program was originally set to end Feb. 25, 2019.  Currently more than 1,500 homeowners and renters live in GLO/FEMA temporary housing units. More than 60 percent of these survivors were not expected to finish repairs or find new housing by the Feb. 25, 2019, deadline. The magnitude...

November 30, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 30, 2018 Significant Activity for Nov 29-30, 2018 Significant Events: None 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:• Blizzard conditions – Central Plains and Middle Mississippi Valley• Enhanced Risk of Severe Thunderstorms – Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley Declaration Activity:...

Thursday November 29, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday November 29, 2018 Significant Events: None   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: Heavy Snow – Parts of New England Heavy Precipitation with possible flash flooding – Southern CA  Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 11-29-2018.pdf Update...

FEMA grants $1.28 million for power-system repair in four Texas counties

AUSTIN, Texas — FEMA has awarded more than $1.28 million to the Jackson Electric Cooperative for repairs to power distribution systems damaged by Hurricane Harvey’s winds in four Texas counties.   The grant covers repairs to 94 poles, 12 transformers and a variety of other equipment in Brazoria, Calhoun, Jackson and Matagorda counties. Jackson Electric Cooperative is a consumer-owned nonprofit that also serves Lavaca County.  The cost of the repairs exceeded $1.42 million. FEMA’s grant of $1.28 million requires a nonfederal contribution from the applicant totaling 10 percent of the project cost,...

November 26, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 26, 2018 Significant Activity for November 23-26, 2018 Significant Events: • CA Wildfires Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (30%); Disturbance 2: Low (10%)• Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:• Heavy Snow – Mississippi Valley to parts of New England• Heavy Rain – Pacific Northwest, Northern Mid-Atlantic• Freezing Rain – Northeast...