Wednesday, March 29, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Significant Activity – Mar 28-29 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: •  Severe Thunderstorms – Central/Southern Plains through the Ohio/Tennessee valleys•  Flash Flooding – Central Plains and Upper to Lower Mississippi valleys•  Freezing Rain – Northern Rockies•  Heavy Snow – Northern Intermountain•  Rain and Thunderstorms – Southern/Central Plains, Mississippi Valley, Great Lakes, Ohio/Tennessee valleys & Southeast •  Critical/Elevated Fire Weather – AZ, CA, & TX•  Red Flag Warnings – AZ, CO, FL, KS, NM, OK, TX, & WY•  Space Weather:   ○  Past 24...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Significant Activity for March 27-28 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: •  Severe Thunderstorms – TX & OK•  Flash Flooding – TX & OK•  Freezing Rain – Northeast•  Heavy Snow – Pacific Northwest & Central Rockies•  Rain and Thunderstorms – Southern/Central Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Southeast, Appalachians to Mid-Atlantic•  Critical/Elevated Fire Weather – CA, AZ, NM & T•  Red Flag Warnings – CA, AZ, NM & TX•  Space Weather:  o Past 24 hours: Moderate – Geomagnetic storms reached G2 level  o Next...

Louisiana Flood Recovery Continues with $8.7 Million in FEMA Assistance

BATON ROUGE, La. — More than $8.7 million has been obligated to the state for building repairs and reimbursements for emergency protective measures following the August floods.The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services and the State of Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals will receive reimbursements for emergency protective measures associated with the disaster. In addition, funding was awarded to the State’s Office of Risk Management for repairs of flood-related damage to the Governor's Mansion.FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) program will pay for emergency services such as shelter operations, temporary facilities,...

Monday, March 27, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, March 27, 2017 Significant Activity for March 24-27 Significant Events: NoneSignificant Weather: ●  Severe Thunderstorms – Lower Mississippi Valley, Tennessee/Ohio valleys, and Southeastern U.S.●  Freezing Rain – Northeast●  Heavy Snow – Northern Maine●  Rain and Thunderstorms – Plains to Lower/Middle Mississippi Valley; Southeast to Great Lakes, and Mid-Atlantic●  Elevated Fire Weather – AZ, NM & TX●  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours: Moderate – Geomagnetic storms reached G2 level     ○  Next 24 hours: Moderate – Geomagnetic storms reaching G2 level likelyTropical Activity: No activity...

Sunday, March 26, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, March 26, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, March 26, 2017 Significant Activity – Mar 25-26 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley Freezing rain possible – Northeast Rain and thunderstorms – Southern/Central Plains to Lower/Middle Mississippi Valley; Southeast to Great Lakes Heavy snow possible – Northern Intermountain, Sierras and Central Rockies Rain and snow – Pacific Northwest to central CA, Central Great Basin, and Northern Rockies; Southern/Central Rockies to Central/Northern Plains; Northeast Rain – Pacific...

Saturday, March 25, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, March 25, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, March 25, 2017 Significant Activity – Mar 24-25 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – Southern/Central Plains to Lower/Middle Mississippi valleys Flash flooding possible – Southern Plains to Lower/Middle Mississippi valleys Rain and thunderstorms – Southern/Central Plains to Mississippi valleys and Great Lakes Heavy snow possible – Northern Intermountain and Sierras Rain and snow – Pacific Northwest to northern CA, Central Great Basin, and Northern Rockies; Great Lakes to Northeast Rain – Pacific Northwest...

Friday, March 24, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, March 24, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, March 24, 2017 Significant Activity – Mar 23-24 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – Southern Plains to Lower/Middle Mississippi valleys Freezing rain possible – Great Lakes to Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Flash flooding possible – Lower Mississippi Valley Rain and thunderstorms – Pacific Northwest; Plains to Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes; southern FL Heavy snow possible – Northern Intermountain and Sierras Rain and snow – Pacific Northwest to central CA, Central Great Basin, and...

A Resource For Unmet and Recovery Needs

BATON ROUGE, La. — Long-term partnerships play a fundamental role for survivors of the 2016 August floods as recovery transitions to unmet needs.FEMA encourages survivors to connect with, and seek help from, volunteer, faith- and community-based organizations that provide essential long-term recovery resources.FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaison (VAL) teams currently work with many of these organizations such as the Catholic Charities of Baton Rouge and Lutheran Disaster Response. FEMA supports the creation of long-term recovery committees that will help address and create solutions to fill unmet needs.One of these is the Acadiana...

Public Invited to Review and Appeal Flood Maps in Vernon Parish, Louisiana

DENTON, Texas– Residents and business owners in the Lower Sabine Watershed in Vernon Parish, Louisiana, have new, preliminary flood maps to review. The revised maps affect the city of Leesville, the towns of Hornbeck and New Llano, the village of Anacoco and the unincorporated areas of Vernon Parish. These maps were produced by a team of local, state and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials.Residents and business owners are encouraged to view the maps for a better understanding of their flood risks. The public is invited to participate in an appeal...

Thursday, March 23, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, March 23, 2017 Significant Activity for March 22-23 Significant Events: NoneSignificant Weather: Severe Thunderstorms – Central and Southern Plains Freezing Rain – Upper Mississippi Valley to the Northeast Heavy Snow – Pacific Northwest, CA, and Rockies Rain and Thunderstorms – Plains, Middle/Upper Mississippi, Great Lakes, and Southeastern U.S. Rain and Snow – Pacific Northwest to the Plains and Great Lakes Red Flag Warnings – NM, CO, WY, NE, KS, OK & TX Critical/Extreme/Elevated Fire Weather – AZ, NM, CO, NE, KS, OK, & TX Space...