October 6, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 6, 2017 Significant Activity - October 5-6  Significant Events     • Response for Hurricane Maria, Preparations for Tropical Storm Nate Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Tropical Storm Nate • Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 5 days • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 5 days • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:  • Flash Flooding possible – NE, KS, IA, MO, & MN • Severe thunderstorms possible – TX, OK, & KS • Elevated/Critical Fire weather –...

Nueces County Disaster Recovery Center to Resume Full Service Friday

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Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Jefferson County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, in Jefferson County, in the city of Port Arthur.The DRC offers in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods.Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State and other agencies will be at the center to talk about assistance and to help anyone who needs guidance in filing an application. The...

Fact Sheet: Harvey Survivors Should Stay in Touch with FEMA

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Disaster Recovery Center Open in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opened today, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Harris County, in the city of Cypress.A DRC offers in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods.Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State and other agencies will be at the center to talk about assistance and to help anyone who needs guidance in filing an application. The new...

October 5, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 5, 2017 Significant Activity – Oct 4-5 Significant Events: • Response for Hurricane Maria Tropical Activity:• Atlantic – Tropical Storm Nate; Disturbance 1• Eastern Pacific – Remnants of Ramon• Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 5 days • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:  • Flash Flooding possible – NE, KS, IA, MO, IL & FL• Elevated Fire weather – CA • Space Weather: o Past 24 hours: None observedo Next 24 hours: None predicted Earthquake Activity: None Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+10-05-2017.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using...

Disaster Recovery Centers to Open in Orange and Tyler Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – Two State of Texas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Orange County, in the city of Orange and Tyler County, in the city of Woodville.Disaster recovery centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods.Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State and other agencies will be at the centers to talk about assistance and to help anyone...

Fact Sheet: App Helps Texas Survivors Find Participating Hotels

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October 4, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 4, 2017 Significant Activity – Oct 3-4 Significant Events: • Response for Hurricane Maria Tropical Activity:• Atlantic – Disturbance 1; Disturbance 2• Eastern Pacific – Tropical Storm Ramon• Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 5 days • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:  • Flash Flooding possible – NM, TX, & OK • Space Weather: o Past 24 hours: None observedo Next 24 hours: None predicted Earthquake Activity: None Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+10-04-2017.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 ·...

Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Revised Flood Maps for Portions of Newton County, Texas

DENTON, Texas – Revised Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate maps are ready for review by residents and business owners in the city of Newton and unincorporated areas of Newton County. The maps were developed by a team of local, state and federal government officials, and they will help residents decide whether they need to buy flood insurance. Additionally, the flood maps allow residents and community leaders to make informed decisions about future building and development.The public has an opportunity to submit comments and appeals on the new rate maps until December 12, 2017....