Wednesday, July 5, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, July 5, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Significant Activity – July 4-5 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Disturbance 1: High (70%) Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: High (80%); Disturbance 2: High (70%) Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Flash flooding possible for portions of Southern Plains to the Mid-Atlantic Elevated Fire Weather conditions for portions of CA, OR, NV, MT, & ND Red Flag...

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, July 4, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Significant Activity – July 3-4 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Disturbance 1: High (80%) Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: High (70%); Disturbance 2: High (70%); Disturbance 3: Low (20%) Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Flash flooding possible for portions of Southern Plains, and the Middle/Lower Mississippi valleys Elevated Fire Weather conditions for portions of CA, OR,...

State/FEMA Disaster Center To Be in Harrison to Help Arkansans

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A mobile State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center will visit Harrison in Boone County from Wednesday, July 5 to Friday, July 7, to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding between April 26 and May 19.The disaster center location and hours are as follows:Boone CountyWinkler Logistic Center805 Cottonwood RoadHarrison AR 72601Hours: Wednesday – Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Disaster Recovery Centers are staffed with representatives from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration....

Monday, July 3, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, July 3, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, July 3, 2017 Significant Activity – June 30-July 3 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Disturbance 1: High (70%) Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Medium (50%); Disturbance 2: Medium (60%) Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible for portions of the Central and Southern Plains Flash flooding possible for portions of Southern Plains, Lower Mississippi and Tennessee valleys Elevated...

State/FEMA Disaster Center Opens in Saline County to Help Flood Survivors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is open to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding between April 26 and May 19. Location and hours are:Saline CountyIndian Springs Baptist Church23581 I-30Bryant AR 72022Hours: Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and July Fourth holiday: ClosedDisaster Recovery Centers are staffed with representatives from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Survivors can get help applying...

July 2, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 2, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 2, 2017 Significant Activity – July 1-2 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:• Atlantic – Disturbance 1: Med (40%)• Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (30%); Disturbance 2: Medium (50%) • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours• Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Severe thunderstorms possible for portions of the Central Plains and Middle Mississippi Valley• Flash flooding possible for portions of OK and AR• Critical Fire Weather conditions expected for portions of AZ; Elevated Fire...

Corrected Copy: July 1, 2017

Corrected Copy: FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 1, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 1, 2017 Significant Activity – June 30 - July 1 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:Atlantic – Disturbance 1: Low (20%)Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (20%)Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hoursWestern Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible for portions of the Tennessee Valley, Southern/Central Appalachians, Mid-Atlantic, and NortheastFlash flooding possible for portions of the Tennessee Valley, Southern Appalachians, and Northeast Elevated Fire Weather conditions expected...

July 1, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 1, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for July 1, 2017 Significant Activity – June 30 - July 1 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:Atlantic – Disturbance 1: Low (20%)Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (20%)Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hoursWestern Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible for portions of the Tennessee Valley, Southern/Central Appalachians, Mid-Atlantic, and NortheastFlash flooding possible for portions of the Tennessee Valley, Southern Appalachians, and Northeast Elevated Fire Weather conditions expected across NV,...

FEMA Teams Canvassing Neighborhoods to Help Arkansas Flood Survivors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Federal disaster survivor assistance teams are working instorm–stricken neighborhoods, helping Arkansans register for FEMA disaster assistance, providing application updates and making referrals to additional resources when needed.Additionally, housing inspectors contracted by FEMA are reviewing residential damages onsite. Applicants must have suffered storm damage during the period from April 26 to May 19, be head of household and be a legal resident of the U.S.FEMA teams will be in all 13 designated disaster counties—initially in Boone, Carroll, Clay, Fulton, Pulaski and Washington. They will also visit neighborhoods in...

Arkansas Flood Survivors Urged to Register for FEMA Assistance

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A June 15 major disaster declaration for Arkansas has opened the door for flood-stricken residents of 13 counties—Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clay, Faulkner, Fulton, Jackson, Lawrence, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Washington and Yell—to apply for federal disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency or the U.S. Small Business Administration.Residents should be aware that FEMA disaster assistance is for specific purposes centered on getting a disaster survivor into a functioning home that is safe for occupancy and secure. FEMA grants don’t cover all damage, especially to insured property, but...