January 4, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 4, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 4, 2019 Significant Activity – Jan 3-4, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather:•  Widespread rainfall – Lower Mississippi Valley to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast •  Heavy rain and higher elevation snow – Pacific Northwest and California•  Winter Storm Warnings in effect for portions of northern California Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-4-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip...

January 3, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 3, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 3, 2019 Significant Activity – Jan 2- 3, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Wintry precipitation over the Southern Plains. Heavy rainfall and flooding across the Southeast. Heavy rain and higher elevation snow in the Pacific Northwest and California. Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-3-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts...

January 2, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 2, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 2, 2019 Significant Activity – Jan 1- 2, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Heavy to excessive rain with potential flash flooding exist across Southeast Texas into the Southeastern US and Mid-Atlantic. Wintry mix of snow and ice from New Mexico into Oklahoma and Texas. Heavy snowfall continues in the southern Four Corners region. Rain and higher elevation snow will impact the Cascades and Northern Rockies. Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration...

December 31, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 31, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 31, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 30-31 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Heavy snow, strong winds, and ice - Rockies to the Northern Plains and the Upper Midwest Severe thunderstorms, heavy rain, and flooding possible - Lower Mississippi Valley to Tennessee Valley, and Midwest Heavy snow - Four Corners Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-31-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update...

December 30, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 30, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 30, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 29-30 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Rain and thunderstorms possible - Gulf states Snow and strong winds - Pacific Northwest/Northern Rockies Declaration Activity: None The LIVE FEMA Daily Operations Brief is suspended until the resolution of the appropriations lapse (partial shut-down).  The brief will continue to be sent out via this medium as a daily product. FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-30-2018.pdf Update...

December 29, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 29, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 29, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 28-29 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Heavy snow and freezing rain possible - Pacific Northwest to the Northern Rockies Snow and rain/snow mix - portions of NM; Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect  Declaration Activity: None The LIVE FEMA Daily Operations Brief is suspended until the resolution of the appropriations lapse (partial shut-down).  The brief will continue to be sent out via...

December 28, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 28, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 28, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 27-28 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and strong to severe thunderstorms possible across parts of the south; Flash Flood Warning in effect for portions of MS and AL Significant winter storm across the Upper Mississippi Valley/Great Lakes; Winter Storm and Blizzard Warnings in effect for portions of NE, ND, and SD Winter Storm with the heavy snow...

FEMA grants $10.7 million to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission

AUSTIN, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded nearly $10.7 million to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) following Hurricane Harvey.  The commission opened two shelters for displaced survivors in Port Arthur and Orange. The shelters operated from mid-September to mid-October after Harvey’s August 2017 landfall.   The cost of the shelter operations at the Port Arthur Civic Center and the Orange Boat Ramp was more than $11.8 million. The grant of nearly $10.7 million is the federal share for the two shelters and requires a 10...

December 27, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 27, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 27, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 26-27 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms, heavy rains and flash flooding are possible across Southern Plains to Central Gulf states Significant post-Christmas winter storm will impact the Central and Northern Plains, and the Upper Midwest through the end of the week - winter weather advisories and warnings are in effect Declaration Activity: None The LIVE FEMA Daily Operations Brief is...

FEMA grants more than $2.7 million to Victoria County for debris removal

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $2.7 million to Victoria County for debris removal following Hurricane Harvey.  An estimated 158,501 cubic yards of construction, demolition and vegetative debris was collected and removed after the storm.  The cost of debris removal exceeded $3 million. FEMA’s grant of more than $2.7 million requires $308,602, or a 10 percent nonfederal contribution, from the applicant.  The grant is provided by FEMA’s Public Assistance program, which reimburses communities, schools and other eligible applicants for actions taken in the immediate...