Monday, March 11, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, March 11, 2019 Significant Activity - March 8-11 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Heavy snow possible - Pacific Northwest to Northern Intermountain; Central Rockies Freezing rain possible - Northern Intermountain Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-11-2019.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 · U.S. Department of Homeland Security · Washington, DC 20472
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Sunday, March 10, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, March 10, 2019 Significant Activity – March 9-10, 2019 Significant Events: Severe Weather/Tornadoes – Texas to Ohio Valley Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  Heavy snow, strong winds, and blizzard conditions – Lower Great Lakes and New England•  Freezing rain possible – Mid-Atlantic to Northeast Declaration Activity: None   FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-10-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters in your state. If you have...
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Saturday, March 9, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, March 9, 2019 Significant Activity – March 8-9, 2019 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Strong to severe thunderstorms – Southern Plains and Southeast to Lower Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio valleys   ○  Damaging gusts, tornadoes, and large hail are possible   ○  Most intense cells expected from late afternoon into evening•  Heavy snow, strong winds, and blizzard conditions – Northern Plains and Upper Midwest•  Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – Tennessee and Ohio valleys Declaration Activity: None   FEMA...
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Friday, March 8, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, March 8, 2019 Significant Activity – March 7-8, 2019 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Heavy snow, strong winds, and blizzard conditions possible – Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and western CO• Strong to severe thunderstorms possible – Southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley, and Southeast• Elevated and Critical Fire Weather Conditions – NM and TX Declaration Activity: FEMA-5281-FM-NM   FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-08-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code |...
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Thursday, March 7, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, March 7, 2019 Significant Activity - March 6-7 Significant Events: Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes – AL and GA (FINAL) Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Heavy snow possible – Central Great Basin and Central Rockies Freezing rain possible – Middle Mississippi Valley to Ohio Valley Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-07-2019.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 · U.S. Department of Homeland Security · Washington, DC 20472
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Perseverance, flood insurance help La Grange nonprofit recover from Harvey

AUSTIN, Texas — Texans on the Gulf Coast know each summer brings the possibility of hurricane-driven waters flooding their homes and businesses. In La Grange, Texas, about 100 miles inland, people were less prepared for the rushing water created by Hurricane Harvey, which inundated businesses, toppled homes and left hundreds without a bed to sleep in. At the nonprofit Second Chance Emporium resale store in downtown La Grange, workers prepared for the possibility of flooding before closing up shop Friday, Aug. 24, 2017. They put all their inventory in plastic bins and...
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Defend against disaster-related scams

AUSTIN, Texas — Disaster survivors need to protect themselves. Criminals know that people are vulnerable after events like Hurricane Harvey, and they devise schemes to take advantage. Two common types of post-disaster schemes are building contractor scams and rental property scams. Learn how to avert those schemes by visiting https://go.usa.gov/xEVgp and https://go.usa.gov/xEEKM, respectively.  Illegal activity associated with a disaster, though, takes many forms. See below for tips on how to avert some common schemes:  Price Gouging: Excessively raising prices on essential goods and services because of a disaster or severe weather is...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Significant Activity - March 5-6 Significant Events: Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes – AL and GA Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Heavy rain, snow, and flash flooding possible – CA, including burn scar areas Heavy snow – Sierra Nevada; Central Great Basin, Central Rockies, Central/Southern Plains; upstate NY Freezing rain possible – Northern Intermountain Declaration Activity: Major Disaster Declaration approved – Alabama FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-06-2019.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...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Significant Activity - March 4-5 Significant Events: Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes – AL and GA Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Freezing rain possible – Northern Intermountain Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – southern CA Heavy snow possible – northern and central CA, including Sierras Declaration Activity: Major Disaster Declaration approved – Washington State Request for Expedited Major Disaster Declaration – Alabama FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-05-2019.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...
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February 28, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 28, 2019 Significant Activity – February 27-28, 2019 Significant Events: Winter Weather and Flooding – CA Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  Heavy snow – The Sierra Nevada Mountains and Northern/Central Rockies•  Flooding, flash flooding and landslides possible – CA •  Freezing rain – Southern Plains and Lower/Middle Mississippi Valley to Mid-Atlantic •  Isolated, strong thunderstorms possible – eastern Gulf Coast Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-28-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe...
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February 27, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 27, 2019 Significant Activity – February 26-27, 2019 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  Heavy snow – The Sierra Nevada, Northern Intermountain, Northern Rockies/Plains, and Great Lakes•  Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – Northern CA and southern OR•  Freezing rain possible – Southern/Central Plains and the Ohio Valley Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-27-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters...
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FEMA grants $20 million to the Texas Department of Public Safety

AUSTIN, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $20 million to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) for providing safety, support and security to areas affected by Hurricane Harvey.  More than 1,800 DPS employees including state troopers and criminal investigators as well as communication and aviation operators were deployed to areas affected by Harvey to set up barricades, direct traffic, provide airborne search and rescue missions and other public safety services during and following the storm. The FEMA grant covered 100 percent of the projects’ costs...
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February 26, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 26, 2019 Significant Activity – February 25-26, 2019 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  Strong to severe thunderstorms – Central Gulf Coast•  Heavy snow – Higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada, Northern Rockies/Plains, and western Great Lakes•  Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – northern CA and eastern OR•  Freezing rain possible – Southern/Central Plains and the Middle Mississippi Valley Declaration Activity: •  Major Disaster Declarations approved: FEMA-4416-DR-TX and FEMA-4417-DR-KS•  Major Disaster Declaration request: WA   FEMA Daily Ops...
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February 25, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 25, 2019 Significant Activity – February 22-25, 2019 Significant Events: Severe Weather –Tennessee Valley Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  High winds – Great Lakes to Northeast •  Heavy snow possible – Pacific Northwest to central CA and Northern Rockies/Plains•  Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – northern CA•  Flooding/flash flooding possible – Middle and Lower Mississippi valleys and Tennessee Valley Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-25-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code |...
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February 24, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 24, 2019 Significant Activity – February 23-24, 2019 Significant Events: Severe Weather - Tennessee Valley Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Typhoon Wutip - FINAL Significant Weather: Freezing rain possible - Northeast Heavy snow possible - Pacific Northwest to northern CA and Northern Plains; Upper Midwest to Northeast  Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-24-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters in your state. If you have questions or problems...
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February 23, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 23, 2019 Significant Activity – February 22-23, 2019 Significant Events: Severe Weather - Lower Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Typhoon Wutip Significant Weather: Blizzard conditions - Central Plains into the Middle/Upper Mississippi Valleys Heavy snow - Higher elevations of the Northwest  Critical / Elevated Fire Weather Conditions - TX, NM, and OK  Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-23-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during...
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February 22, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 22, 2019 Significant Activity – February 21-22, 2019 Significant Events: Winter Storm – Eastern U.S. Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Typhoon Wutip Significant Weather: Winter Storm Warnings in effect throughout the Southwest and Central Great Basin. Through Saturday evening, forecast snowfall for portion of central Kansas into central Nebraska will range from 4-8 inches Heavy rain and flash flooding possible from east TX to GA over the next 2 days; additional rainfall of 3-5 inches is expected through Saturday evening Flash Flood Watches and Warning...
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February 22, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 22, 2019 Significant Activity – February 21-22, 2019 Significant Events: Winter Storm – Eastern U.S. Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Typhoon Wutip Significant Weather: Winter Storm Warnings in effect throughout the Southwest and Central Great Basin. Through Saturday evening, forecast snowfall for portion of central Kansas into central Nebraska will range from 4-8 inches Heavy rain and flash flooding possible from east TX to GA over the next 2 days; additional rainfall of 3-5 inches is expected through Saturday evening Flash Flood Watches and Warning...
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Don’t get scammed: Protect yourself from contractor fraud

OIG Hotline Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: abigail.barrientez
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February 21, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 21, 2019 Significant Activity – February 20-21, 2019 Significant Events: Winter Storm – Eastern U.S. Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Typhoon Wutip Significant Weather:•  Freezing Rain possible from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast •  Heavy rainfall and the risk for flash flooding continues – Ohio and Mississippi valleys to the Deep South•  Heavy snow – Higher elevations of the Central Great Basin, Southwest, and Southern Rockies   ○  Snowfall totaling 1 to 3 feet possible for mountain ranges extending from AZ, Southern...
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