February 28, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 28, 2019 Significant Activity – February 27-28, 2019 Significant Events: Winter Weather and Flooding – CA Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  Heavy snow – The Sierra Nevada Mountains and Northern/Central Rockies•  Flooding, flash flooding and landslides possible – CA •  Freezing rain – Southern Plains and Lower/Middle Mississippi Valley to Mid-Atlantic •  Isolated, strong thunderstorms possible – eastern Gulf Coast Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-28-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe...

February 27, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 27, 2019 Significant Activity – February 26-27, 2019 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  Heavy snow – The Sierra Nevada, Northern Intermountain, Northern Rockies/Plains, and Great Lakes•  Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – Northern CA and southern OR•  Freezing rain possible – Southern/Central Plains and the Ohio Valley Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-27-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters...

FEMA grants $20 million to the Texas Department of Public Safety

AUSTIN, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $20 million to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) for providing safety, support and security to areas affected by Hurricane Harvey.  More than 1,800 DPS employees including state troopers and criminal investigators as well as communication and aviation operators were deployed to areas affected by Harvey to set up barricades, direct traffic, provide airborne search and rescue missions and other public safety services during and following the storm. The FEMA grant covered 100 percent of the projects’ costs...

February 26, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 26, 2019 Significant Activity – February 25-26, 2019 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  Strong to severe thunderstorms – Central Gulf Coast•  Heavy snow – Higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada, Northern Rockies/Plains, and western Great Lakes•  Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – northern CA and eastern OR•  Freezing rain possible – Southern/Central Plains and the Middle Mississippi Valley Declaration Activity: •  Major Disaster Declarations approved: FEMA-4416-DR-TX and FEMA-4417-DR-KS•  Major Disaster Declaration request: WA   FEMA Daily Ops...

February 25, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 25, 2019 Significant Activity – February 22-25, 2019 Significant Events: Severe Weather –Tennessee Valley Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  High winds – Great Lakes to Northeast •  Heavy snow possible – Pacific Northwest to central CA and Northern Rockies/Plains•  Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – northern CA•  Flooding/flash flooding possible – Middle and Lower Mississippi valleys and Tennessee Valley Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-25-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code |...

February 24, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 24, 2019 Significant Activity – February 23-24, 2019 Significant Events: Severe Weather - Tennessee Valley Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Typhoon Wutip - FINAL Significant Weather: Freezing rain possible - Northeast Heavy snow possible - Pacific Northwest to northern CA and Northern Plains; Upper Midwest to Northeast  Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-24-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters in your state. If you have questions or problems...

February 23, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 23, 2019 Significant Activity – February 22-23, 2019 Significant Events: Severe Weather - Lower Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Typhoon Wutip Significant Weather: Blizzard conditions - Central Plains into the Middle/Upper Mississippi Valleys Heavy snow - Higher elevations of the Northwest  Critical / Elevated Fire Weather Conditions - TX, NM, and OK  Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-23-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during...

February 22, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 22, 2019 Significant Activity – February 21-22, 2019 Significant Events: Winter Storm – Eastern U.S. Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Typhoon Wutip Significant Weather: Winter Storm Warnings in effect throughout the Southwest and Central Great Basin. Through Saturday evening, forecast snowfall for portion of central Kansas into central Nebraska will range from 4-8 inches Heavy rain and flash flooding possible from east TX to GA over the next 2 days; additional rainfall of 3-5 inches is expected through Saturday evening Flash Flood Watches and Warning...

February 22, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 22, 2019 Significant Activity – February 21-22, 2019 Significant Events: Winter Storm – Eastern U.S. Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Typhoon Wutip Significant Weather: Winter Storm Warnings in effect throughout the Southwest and Central Great Basin. Through Saturday evening, forecast snowfall for portion of central Kansas into central Nebraska will range from 4-8 inches Heavy rain and flash flooding possible from east TX to GA over the next 2 days; additional rainfall of 3-5 inches is expected through Saturday evening Flash Flood Watches and Warning...

Don’t get scammed: Protect yourself from contractor fraud

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