FEMA awards $1.4 million to Bay City for generators

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $1.4 million to Bay City, Texas, to purchase four fixed and two portable generators. The generators will provide the backup electrical supply at critical facilities in the city. The fixed units will be used by several city departments including the waste water treatment plant, water plant, sewer lift station and the municipal airport.  The portable units will be used at 27 lift stations across the city.  The generator purchase is a part of the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)....

Heat warnings issued; Texans urged to seek air-conditioned spaces

Texans in FEMA housing units should call maintenance immediately if their cooling unit fails  AUSTIN, Texas – Extreme heat is expected in several parts of Texas today and may continue through Sunday in some areas, the National Weather Service has warned. The extreme weather creates conditions in which heat-related illnesses are possible. Texans in affected areas are being asked to drink plenty of water, stay out of the sun, check up on relatives and neighbors (particularly those who are elderly or have a disability), and stay in air-conditioned rooms. Hurricane Harvey survivors living...

July 20, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 20, 2018 Significant Activity for July 19-20, 2018 Significant Events: •  Wildfire activity•  Severe Weather – Iowa Tropical Activity: •  Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones expected next five days•  Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Medium (40%); Disturbance 2 – Medium (60%); Disturbance 3 – Low (40%)•  Central Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Low (20%) •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Severe thunderstorms possible – Central Plains, Middle & Upper Mississippi Valley•  Flash flooding possible – Tennessee and...

July 19, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 19, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 19, 2018 Significant Activity – July 18-19 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – no new tropical cyclones expected next five days Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Medium (40%); Disturbance 2 – Medium (40%); Disturbance 3 – Low (30%) Central Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Low (20%) Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – Upper and Middle Mississippi valleys Flash flooding possible – Northern Plains to Upper Mississippi Valley...

FEMA grants more than $6.2 million to the Texas Department of Transportation for emergency response and protective measures during Hurricane Harvey

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $6.2 million for the Texas Department of Transportation support activities following Hurricane Harvey.  The department set up temporary base camps in seven locations, Corpus Christi, Port Aransas, Sugarland, Beaumont, Refugio, Yoakum and Liberty, to provide lodging and meals to first responders and emergency officials after Harvey’s landfall. The camps provided needed lodging and food services that were not available in the area after the hurricane.  The $6.2 million federal grant funds the entire scope of the camp operations....

July 18, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 18, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 18, 2018 Significant Activity – July 17-18 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – no new tropical cyclones expected next five days Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 - Low (10%); Disturbance 2 – Low (20%); Disturbance 3 – Low (30%) Central Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Low (10%) Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – Northern and Central Plains Flash flooding possible – Northern Plains to Upper Mississippi Valley Isolated...

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July 17, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 17, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 17, 2018 Significant Activity – July 16-17 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – no new tropical cyclones expected next five days Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 - Low (20%) Central Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Low (30%) Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible - Northeast Flash flooding possible – Southwest to Central Rockies; Northern Plains; Northeast Isolated dry thunderstorms – ID, MT & WY Elevated fire weather – WA,...

July 16, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 16, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 16, 2018 Significant Activity – July 13-16 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Post-Tropical Cyclone Beryl - FINAL Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 - High (80%) crossing into Central Pacific basin, Disturbance 2 - Low (30%) Central Pacific – Disturbance 1 – High (80%) moving from Eastern Pacific basin Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – Northern Rockies to Central Plains Flash flooding possible – Southwest to Central Rockies...

July 15, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 15, 2018 Significant Activity – July 14-15 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: •  Atlantic – Subtropical Storm Beryl•  Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1; Medium (60%)•  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next five days•  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interest Significant Weather: •  Heavy rain & flash flooding possible – Four Corners/Southwest•  Isolated dry thunderstorms – CA, OR, NV, & ID•  Red Flag Warnings – CA, OR, ID, & NV Declaration Activity: None     FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+07-15-2018.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using...