Tuesday, January 10, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, January 10, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Significant Activity – Jan 9-10 Significant Events: Heavy Precipitation forecast to impact the western U.S. Significant Weather: Flash Flooding – Coastal and mountain areas of California Freezing Rain –Upper Mississippi Valley, Great Lakes, Ohio Valley Heavy Snow – Pacific Northwest, California, Central Great Basin, Rockies Snow – Pacific Northwest to Great Lakes Space Weather – Past 24 hours – None; Next 24 hours – None Tropical Activity Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S....

Manufactured Housing Units (MHUs) Not a Permanent Housing Option

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisianans are moving forward from the August 2016 floods. Their recovery includes rebuilding, repairing, finding new rentals or making plans to leave their manufactured housing units (MHUs).   Manufactured housing units, provided as a temporary housing solution by FEMA at the request of the state, are not intended to be a permanent housing option for flood survivors.MHUs are provided by FEMA as a last-resort temporary housing solution. If no other housing options are available, survivors who qualify may be eligible to stay in an MHU for up to 18...

NFIP Reaches New Heights Statewide Following 2016 Floods

BATON ROUGE, LA. — The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in Louisiana has spiked to more than 480,000 active policies following the March and August floods. That’s an increase of more than 35,000 policies.NFIP had the largest monthly increase of more than 20,000 policies from August to September last year. Ascension, East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parishes received the most damage from the 2016 floods and now account for more than 62,000 NFIP policies.In Louisiana, polices in 2015 dropped to approximately 454,000. In 2014, the number of active NFIP policyholders topped...

Monday, January 9, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, January 9, 2017 Significant Events: •Heavy Precipitation forecast to impact the western U.S.   Significant Weather: •Flash Flooding – northern/central California •Freezing Rain – Upper Mississippi Valley, Great Lakes, and Ohio Valley •Heavy Snow – Pacific Northwest, California, Central Great Basin, Rockies, and Great Lakes •Snow – Pacific Northwest to the Northeast •Space Weather – Past 24 hours – None; Next 24 hours – None   Tropical Activity Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests   Earthquake Activity: No significant activity   Declaration Activity: None...

Sunday, January 8, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, January 8, 2017 Significant Events: Heavy Precipitation forecast to impact CA and NV Significant Weather: Freezing rain – Pacific Northwest; Northern Intermountain; Central Great Basin Heavy snow – Pacific Northwest; Northern Intermountain; Central Great Basin; California; Nevada; Colorado Flash flooding possible - California Snow – Pacific Northwest; Northern Intermountain; Northern Plains; Upper Mississippi Valley to Central Appalachians; Northeast Rain – California; Southwest, southeast Texas; southeast Florida Space Weather – Past 24 hours – None; Next 24 hours – None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration...

Saturday, January 7, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, January 7, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, January 7, 2017 Significant Activity – Jan 6-7 Heavy Precipitation forecast to impact CA and NV Severe Winter Weather - East Coast Significant Weather: Freezing rain – Pacific Northwest, California and Central Great Basin; coastal North Carolina and Virginia Heavy snow – California and Oregon; Mid-Atlantic to Southern New England Snow – Pacific Northwest to Southern Rockies; Great Lakes; Southeast to Northeast Rain – California and Florida Space Weather – Past 24 hours – None; Next...

Keep in Touch with FEMA: Update Contact Info to Avoid Delays

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Friday, January 6, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, January 6, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, January 6, 2017 Significant Activity – Jan 5-6 Significant Events: Heavy Precipitation forecast to impact CA and NV Significant Weather: Freezing rain – Lower Mississippi Valley to Mid-Atlantic Rain - Lower Mississippi Valley to Mid-Atlantic Heavy snow – Tennessee Valley to Mid Atlantic Snow – Pacific Northwest, Southwest to Mid-Atlantic and New England Space Weather – Past 24 hours – None; Next 24 hours – Minor G1 likely Tropical Activity Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S....

Survivors in Temporary Housing Can Minimize Severe Weather Risks

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, January 5, 2017 Significant Events: None   Significant Weather: Heavy Snow – Sierras, Central Great Plains, Central/Southern Rockies, Great Lakes, and Southern Appalachians Snow – Central Great Basin to Central/Southern Plains, Middle Mississippi Valley, Great Lakes to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Rain and Snow – Pacific Northwest, Lower Mississippi Valley, Southern Appalachians, and Mid-Atlantic Rain – California, Southwest, Southern Plains to Southeast Space Weather – Past 24 hours – None; Next 24 hours – Minor G1 likely Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None...