November 18, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 18, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 17-18 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Low (near 0%)•  Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Flash flooding possible – Great Lakes and Ohio Valley •  Severe thunderstorms possible – Ohio and Tennessee valleys •  Elevated fire weather – CA •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours...
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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Matagorda County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Bay City will close permanently at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The center is at the following location:Matagorda CountyBay City Civic Center201 Seventh StreetBay City, TX 77414Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and register if they haven’t done so, in the following ways:Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.Calling...
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Disaster Recovery Center Changes in Montgomery County

AUSTIN, Texas – The State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) located at the R.B. Tullis Branch Library in the city of New Caney has closed permanently.However, a new Disaster Recovery Center will open in New Caney at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at the following location:East Montgomery County Annex (Old Courthouse)21130 U.S. Highway 59New Caney, TX  77357Hours: Opening day, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Then Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.Disaster recovery centers offer in-person support to individuals...
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Help Remains after Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Jefferson County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) in the city of Hamshire will close permanently at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The center is at the following location:Jefferson CountyFirst Baptist Church25304 Hwy 124Hamshire, TX 77622Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and register if they haven’t done so, in the following ways:Online at...
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November 17, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 17, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 16-17 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Low (20%)•  Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Heavy snow possible – Central Rockies•  Freezing rain possible – Upper Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None...
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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Pasadena will close permanently at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The center is at the following location:Pasadena Convention Center7902 Fairmont ParkwayPasadena, TX 77507Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and register if they haven’t done so, in the following ways:Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.Calling the...
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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Webster will close permanently at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The center is at the following location:Webster Civic Center311 Pennsylvania AvenueWebster, TX 77598 Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and register if they haven’t done so, in the following ways:Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.Calling the...
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Disaster Recovery Center in Harris County to Close Temporarily

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Harris County will close temporarily starting Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 and reopen at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20. The center is located in:Harris CountyThe Church Without Walls5725 Queenston Blvd.Houston, TX 77084Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and register if they haven’t done so, in the following ways:Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.Calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators...
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November 16, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 16, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 15-16 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Low (10%)•  Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Heavy snow possible – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, & Northern Rockies •  Flash Flooding possible – California •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake...
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November 15, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 15, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 14-15 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Medium (50%)•  Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Heavy snow possible – Pacific Northwest •  Flash Flooding possible – California & Pacific Northwest •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake...
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Help Remains after Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Harris and Jefferson Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – Two State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) in the cities of Houston and Bevil Oaks will close permanently on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The centers are at the following locations:Harris CountyTidwell Community Center9720 Spaulding St.Houston, TX 77016Closing at 6 p.m. Jefferson CountyBevil Oaks Parking Lot7390 Sweetgum Rd.Bevil Oaks, TX 77713Closing at 5 p.m. Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods...
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Graduation Ceremony for FEMA Corps Teams who assisted with Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Austin, Texas – After completing 10 months and 1,700 service hours, some spent helping the survivors of Hurricane Harvey, a number of FEMA Corps and National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Traditional AmeriCorps teams will be honored with a ceremony in Houston on Wednesday, Nov.15. Scott Thomas, Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer for Hurricane Harvey, will speak at the graduation ceremony. The location and hours for the ceremony are as follows:    The Lone Star Convention & Expo Center9055 Airport Rd.Conroe, TX  77303Ceremony starts at 9 a.m. FEMA Corps Members come from all walks of...
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November 14, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 14, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 13-14 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Medium (50%)•  Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Heavy snow possible – Pacific Northwest •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+11-14-2017.pdf Update...
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November 13, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 13, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 10-13 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Medium (50%)•  Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Medium (40%)•  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Heavy snow possible – Pacific Northwest •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+11-13-2017.pdf This email was sent...
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Sunday, November 12, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, November 12, 2017 Significant Activity for November 11-12, 2017 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Medium (40%)•  Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – High (70%)•  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Heavy snow, strong winds, and coastal flooding in western Alaska•  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None...
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November 11, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 11, 2017 Significant Activity for November 10-11, 2017 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Low (20%) • Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Low (30%) • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Space Weather: o Past 24 hours – None o Next 24 hours – Minor; Geomagnetic storms reaching G1 likely   Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None   FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+11-11-2017.pdf Update Your...
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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Caldwell County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Lockhart will close permanently at 5 p.m., Sunday Nov. 12. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The center is at the following location:Old Hospital/Tech Facility901 Bois D’Arc StreetLockhart, TX  78644Opened: Oct. 24, 2017Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help and register if they haven’t done so, in the following ways:Online...
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Disaster Recovery Centers in Brazoria, Chambers and Liberty Counties to Close Temporarily in Observance of the federal holiday

AUSTIN, Texas – Three State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day. These DRCs will reopen on the dates and times indicated below:BrazoriaBrazoria County East Annex(old Walmart building on E. Hwy 35)1524 East Mulberry St.Angleton, TX  77515REOPENS: 9 a.m. Sat., Nov. 11 ChambersAmerican Legion1704 South Main St.Anahuac, TX  77514REOPENS: 12:00 p.m. Sun., Nov. 12 LibertyDayton Chamber of Commerce801 South Cleveland St. BRoom 301 & 302Dayton, TX  77535REOPENS: 9 a.m. Sat., Nov. 11Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster...
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November 10, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 10, 2017 Significant Activity for November 9-10, 2017 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Space Weather: o Past 24 hours – None o Next 24 hours – Minor; Geomagnetic storms reaching G1 likely   Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None...
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State, FEMA Provide Additional Funds to Repair to Higher Standards

BATON ROUGE, La. — Many of the projects that are rebuilding Louisiana infrastructure following the August 2016 floods include funding that is above and beyond just repair costs. That extra funding is part of a common-sense approach to build back in ways that can better withstand disaster damage.In addition to local code upgrades, the state and FEMA have supplemented some repair projects to enhance resiliency and ensure facilities are stronger for generations. The enhancements—funded through FEMA’s Public Assistance program—reduce or eliminate flood damage and lessen disaster effects on Louisiana communities.The PA...
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