November 3, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 3, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 3, 2018 Significant Activity – Nov 2 - 3 Significant Events: Tropical Cyclone Yutu Response Tropical Activity: Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days Eastern Pacific – Tropical Storm Xavier; Disturbance 1 – Low (30%) Central Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Low (30%) Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Strong winds - Northeast Heavy rain – Western Washington Heavy snow - Northern and central Rockies Elevated/critical fire weather – CA &...
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November 2, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 2, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 2, 2018 Significant Activity – Nov 1 - 2 Significant Events: Tropical Cyclone Yutu Response Tropical Activity: Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – High (90%); Disturbance 2 – Low (10%); Disturbance 3 – Medium (40%) Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Heavy rain and flash flooding possible –...
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November 1, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 1, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 1, 2018 Significant Activity – Oct 31- Nov 1 Significant Events: Tropical Cyclone Yutu Response Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Hurricane Oscar (CAT 1) – FINAL; no new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – High (90%); Disturbance 2 – Low (10%); Disturbance 3 – Low (30%) Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant...
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October 31, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 31, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 31, 2018 Significant Activity – Oct 30-31 Significant Events: Tropical Cyclone Yutu Response Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Hurricane Oscar (CAT 1) Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Low (20%); Disturbance 2 – Medium (60%) Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – Southern Plains...
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FEMA grants more than $3.3 million to the City of Houston

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded more than $3.3 million to the City of Houston to reimburse the city for sheltering citizens following Hurricane Harvey.  After the City of Houston sheltered more than 10,000 people at the height of Harvey response, 897 households needed continued sheltering. The City of Houston entered into a contract with the Houston Housing Authority and Residences on Emancipation to house these remaining households. The Residences on Emancipation is a dormitory-style facility for Harvey survivors created in the wake of the storm and managed by an...
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October 30, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 30, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 30, 2018 Significant Activity – Oct 29-30 Significant Events: Tropical Cyclone Yutu Response Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Hurricane Oscar (CAT 2) Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Low (10%); Disturbance 2 – Medium (40%); Disturbance 3 – Low (20%) Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Heavy snow possible – Southern/Central Rockies Critical and enhanced fire weather – northern and...
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October 29, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 29, 2018 Significant Activity – Oct 26-29 Significant Events: Tropical Cyclone Yutu Response, Nor’easter Tropical Activity: •  Atlantic – Hurricane Oscar•  Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Low (40%); Disturbance 2 – Low (20%)•  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours•  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Gusty winds, coastal flooding, heavy rain and freezing rain possible – Northeast•  Red Flag Warnings – CA & NV (Sierra Nevada mountains) Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 10-29-2018.pdf This...
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October 28, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 28, 2018 Significant Activity – Oct 27-28 Significant Events: Tropical Cyclone Yutu Response, Nor’easter Tropical Activity: •  Atlantic – Tropical Storm Oscar•  Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Low (40%); Disturbance 2 – Low (20%)•  Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days•  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Gusty winds, coastal flooding, heavy rain and freezing rain possible – Northeast•  Red Flag Warnings – CA & NV (Sierra Nevada mountains) Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily...
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October 27, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 27, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 27, 2018 Significant Activity – Oct 26-27 Significant Events: Typhoon Yutu, Nor’easter Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Subtropical Storm Oscar Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (40%) Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days Western Pacific –Typhoon Yutu Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – coastal Carolinas Gusty winds, coastal flooding, heavy rain and freezing rain possible – Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Heavy rainfall – coastal Mid-Atlantic Declaration Activity: Major Disaster Declaration approved – Commonwealth of...
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October 26, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 26, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 26, 2018 Significant Activity – Oct 25-26 Significant Events: Super Typhoon Yutu Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Disturbance 1: High (90%) Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1: Low (20%) Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days Western Pacific – Super Typhoon Yutu Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – coastal Carolinas Freezing rain possible – Northeast Heavy rainfall – coastal Mid-Atlantic Elevated fire weather – southern CA Declaration Activity: Request for Expedited Major Disaster...
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FEMA grants nearly $1.7 million to St. Thomas Episcopal Church for school facilities

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded nearly $1.7 million to the St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Houston to construct a temporary school facility and to lease property for the facility following Hurricane Harvey.  The facility’s 16 temporary classroom buildings and one bathroom building are anticipated to be used for two to three years until the St. Thomas Episcopal School facilities are refurbished. These buildings will be placed on a leased parking lot. The grant includes the monthly lease for restrooms and security services. The cost of the...
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October 25, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 25, 2018 Significant Events: Super Typhoon Yutu Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Disturbance 1 High (80%) • Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 Low (20%) • Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Western Pacific – Typhoon Yutu (CAT 5) Significant Weather: • Heavy rain – Four Corners, Southwest, and TX • Snow - Northern New England Declaration Activity:      • Amendment No. 8 to FEMA-4393-DR-NC      • Amendment No. 7 to FEMA-4394-DR-SC FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 10-25-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail...
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October 24, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 24, 2018 Significant Events: Super Typhoon Yutu Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Disturbance 1 Medium (60%) • Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Willa (CAT4) • Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Western Pacific – Typhoon Yutu (CAT 5) Significant Weather: • Heavy rain – Four Corners, Southwest, and TX • Snow - Northern New England Declaration Activity:      • Major Emergency Declaration approved - Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 10-24-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail Address |...
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FEMA grants more than $4.4 million to the City of Friendswood

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $4.4 million to the City of Friendswood for debris removal following Hurricane Harvey.  The city removed more than 150,000 cubic yards of debris after the storm’s wind and flooding. The cost of the removal and cleanout is nearly $4.9 million. The grant of more than $4.4 million is the federal share of the cost and requires a 10 percent nonfederal match by the applicant, or $489,698. These funds come from FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program which reimburses communities for actions...
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October 23, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 23, 2018 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Disturbance 1 Low (20%) • Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Willa (CAT4); Tropical Storm Vicente • Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Western Pacific – Tropical Storm Yutu Significant Weather: • Heavy rain – Four Corners, Southwest, and TX Declaration Activity:      • Amendment No. 1 to FEMA-3405-EM-FL •  Amendment No. 4 to FEMA-4399-DR-FL •  Amendment No. 5 to FEMA-4399-DR-FL •  Amendment No. 7 to FEMA-4393-DR-NC FEMA Daily...
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Harvey evacuees have options as voter registration deadline approaches

Oct. 9 is the last day to register for the Nov. 6 election AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane Harvey forced tens of thousands of Texans out of their homes, and more than a year later, many still have not returned. But that won’t prevent you from voting in the Nov. 6 election. If you have relocated, permanently or temporarily, or if your identification is inaccessible or lost, a solution can be found at www.VoteTexas.gov/harvey. To access the information in Spanish, visit www.VoteTexas.gov/es/harvey.   “We understand many Texans are still recovering from the devastation brought by...
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October 22, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 22, 2018 Significant Events: Central Texas Flooding Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Willa (CAT4); Tropical Storm Vicente • Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Western Pacific – Tropical Storm Yutu Significant Weather: • Heavy rain and flooding possible – TX Declaration Activity: FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 10-22-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code |...
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Sunday October 21, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday October 21, 2018 Significant Events: Central Texas Flooding Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Willa (CAT1); Tropical Storm Vicente • Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days • Western Pacific – Invest 97W Significant Weather: • Heavy rain and flooding possible – TX Declaration Activity: FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 10-21-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code |...
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FEMA website consolidates resources for governments, nonprofits, survivors

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Portal highlights information about grants, housing and training AUSTIN, Texas — Texas communities will find a wide range of support at FEMA’s centralized online resource for governments, nonprofits and Hurricane Harvey survivors working on their long-term recovery.  With a new look, expanded resources and greater accessibility, the Hurricane Harvey Recovery Portal provides round-the-clock access to valuable materials for nonprofits and local, state, federal and tribal governments.  “We want to make it easy for recovery organizations to find out about funding opportunities and philanthropic resources,” said Mark Emmert, FEMA federal...
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October 18, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 18, 2018 Significant Activity – Oct 17-18 Significant Events: Tropical Storm Michael Response; Central Texas Flooding Tropical Activity: •  Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days•  Eastern Pacific – Remnants of Tara; Disturbance 1 – High (90%); Disturbance 2 – Low (10%)•  Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days•  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – TX Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops...
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