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Weather alert feeds from the National Weather Service (NWS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Tropical Storm Information

  • CPHC Central North Pacific Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on October 15, 2019 at 11:43 am

    ZCZC HFOTWOCP ALL TTAA00 PHFO DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 200 AM HST Tue Oct 15 2019 For the central North Pacific...between 140W and 180W: No tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Kinel NNNN

  • NHC Eastern North Pacific Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on October 15, 2019 at 11:31 am

    ZCZC MIATWOEP ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM PDT Tue Oct 15 2019 For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude: 1. Showers and thunderstorms continue in association with a broad area of low pressure located a couple of hundred miles south-southwest of the coast of Guatemala. Environmental conditions are conducive for development of this system, and a tropical depression or tropical storm is expected to form within the next couple of days while the system moves west-northwestward at about 10 mph near the coast of southeastern Mexico. Regardless of development, heavy rainfall currently occurring across Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador is forecast to spread westward over Guatemala today, and across southern Mexico by Wednesday. These rains could cause flooding and mudslides, especially in mountainous areas. Interests in southeastern Mexico should monitor the progress of this system. * […]

  • NHC Atlantic Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on October 15, 2019 at 11:29 am

    ZCZC MIATWOAT ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Tue Oct 15 2019 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Fifteen, located a couple hundred miles east of the Cabo Verde Islands. 1. A trough of low pressure is producing small area of showers and thunderstorms over the southern Yucatan peninsula, Belize, and northern Guatemala. This disturbance and another tropical system over the eastern Pacific Ocean are expected to produce heavy rains across a large portion of Central America during the next couple of days, which could cause flooding and mudslides, especially in mountainous areas. By late Wednesday, the disturbance is forecast to emerge over the Bay of Campeche and gradually turn northward. Environmental conditions could become a little more conducive for some development towards the end of the week when the system is located […]

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Disaster Information

Federal disaster information feeds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

  • Disaster Recovery Centers Opening in Montgomery and Liberty Counties
    by bree-constance.huffin on October 14, 2019 at 5:05 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas – Joint state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will be opening Wednesday, October 16 at New Caney in Montgomery County and Thursday, October 17 at Liberty in Liberty County to help disaster survivors affected by Tropical Storm Imelda.  

  • Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Orange County to Help Imelda Survivors
    by bree-constance.huffin on October 12, 2019 at 5:44 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas – A joint state/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be opening Monday, Oct. 14, in Orange County to help disaster survivors affected by Tropical Storm Imelda.  

  • Statement from FEMA Press Secretary Lizzie Litzow
    by michael.hart on October 11, 2019 at 8:59 pm

    WASHINGTON -- "Today, FEMA granted Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced’s request for an extension to fixed cost estimates under the Section 428 Alternative Procedures for permanent work caused by Hurricane Maria. FEMA acknowledges that additional time is needed to prepare and agree to fixed cost estimates for these critical projects, and that a new deadline must be established.  Due to the unprecedented and devastating impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the federal government continues to provide historic levels of funding to Puerto Rico.

  • More Parishes Added to Louisiana Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance Following Hurricane Barry
    by julie.bradford on October 11, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    BATON ROUGE, La. — At the request of the state of Louisiana, Cameron and St. Landry parishes have been added to the August 27 major disaster declaration for preparations and damages related to Hurricane Barry. Two other parishes, Pointe Coupee and St. Martin parishes are now eligible for permanent work. These two parishes were previously designated for emergency work only. 

  • FEMA Awards Seminole County Nearly $14.4 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses
    by felicia.jordan on October 11, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $14,384,335 for the State of Florida to help Seminole County defray the costs of responding to and cleaning up from Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.The grants consist of:

  • FEMA Awards Town of Davie More Than $8.6 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses
    by felicia.jordan on October 11, 2019 at 5:17 pm

    ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $8,616,591 for the State of Florida to help the Town of Davie defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

  • FEMA Awards Fort Lauderdale Nearly $19 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses
    by felicia.jordan on October 11, 2019 at 5:04 pm

    ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $18,709,392 for the State of Florida to help the City of Fort Lauderdale defray the costs of responding to and cleaning up from Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.The grants consist of:

  • FEMA Awards Hillsborough County More Than $4.9 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses
    by felicia.jordan on October 11, 2019 at 4:03 pm

    ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $4,903,124 for the State of Florida to help Hillsborough County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

  • FEMA Awards City of Miami Nearly $14 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses
    by felicia.jordan on October 11, 2019 at 3:54 pm

    ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $13,926,444 for the State of Florida to help the City of Miami defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

  • FEMA Awards Lee County Nearly $17 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses
    by felicia.jordan on October 11, 2019 at 3:38 pm

    ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $16,972,431 for the State of Florida to help Lee County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

  • FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for Saddleridge Fire
    by robert.barker on October 11, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California in combatting the Saddleridge Fire burning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

  • After Applying for FEMA Assistance, It’s Important to Keep in Touch
    by neily.chapman on October 11, 2019 at 2:08 pm

    JACKSON, Miss. – It’s important to keep in touch with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after you have registered for disaster assistance.Many survivors of the storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding that hit parts of Mississippi this year may be transitioning from their damaged homes to temporary rentals or other temporary housing. If you change your address, telephone number or bank account information, update that information with FEMA immediately.

  • FEMA Awards Collier County Nearly $1.3 Million for Emergency Generators at Park
    by felicia.jordan on October 11, 2019 at 2:08 pm

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Collier County will receive nearly $1.3 million in federal grant money to install three emergency generators at North Collier Regional Park in Naples, allowing the facility to serve as a shelter during emergencies. 

  • Texas TS Imelda Survivors Can Expect to See FEMA Teams Visiting Their Neighborhoods
    by bree-constance.huffin on October 10, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas – Housing inspectors and Disaster Survivor Assistance teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have hit the streets in six Texas counties to help survivors of Tropical Storm Imelda get connected with potential assistance. 

  • Exploration Green prevents flooding, enhances Houston-area community
    by mary.j.edmon on October 10, 2019 at 8:16 pm

    A former golf course is now an innovative park designed to hold 500 million gallons of stormwater AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane Harvey flooded thousands of Texas homes in August 2017, but about 150 in Clear Lake City stayed dry because of an innovative collaboration between the local water authority and the community.  

  • Hurricane Michael: Georgia One Year, $115.2 Million Later
    by neily.chapman on October 10, 2019 at 5:09 pm

    ATLANTA – It’s been one year since Hurricane Michael plowed across the Florida/Georgia state line as a Category 3 hurricane, toppling trees and powerlines all the way through the Carolinas.In that year, Georgia’s recovery has moved forward with more than $65.2 million distributed through federal programs to aid individuals and businesses. An additional $50 million has been provided to reimburse local governments for response actions in advance of Hurricane Michael, for debris removal and to repair or replace critical infrastructure.As of October 4, 2019:

  • Disaster Update DR-4455-WV, October 10, 2019
    by corey.rigby.2 on October 10, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    On Aug. 2, 2019, Federal disaster assistance was made available to the state of West Virginia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from June 29-30, 2019.

  • Renters? Homeowners? Who Can Get Temporary Housing Assistance?
    by neily.chapman on October 10, 2019 at 1:18 pm

    JACKSON, Miss. – If you have been displaced from your primary residence because of the storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes that hit Mississippi earlier this year, are uninsured or underinsured and have applied for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) you may be eligible to receive Temporary Housing Assistance.Both homeowners and renters whose storm-damaged housing is in Clay, Humphreys, Issaquena, Lowndes, Monroe, Sharkey, Warren or Yazoo counties, may qualify.

  • FEMA Awards $3.9 Million Grant To Help Salt Lake City Fix The Bricks
    by minh.phan on October 9, 2019 at 3:18 pm

    DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a $3.9 million grant to the State of Utah. The grant will go toward structural retrofitting for 215 homes along the Wasatch Fault in the Salt Lake City area.The Fix the Bricks program is a hazard mitigation program designed to assist owners of unreinforced masonry dwellings, or URMs, with structural improvements to reduce the risk of injury due to structural collapse in an earthquake.

  • New Saturday Hours for State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers; Columbus and Vicksburg DRCs Will Be Open on Columbus Day
    by neily.chapman on October 9, 2019 at 1:58 pm

    JACKSON, Miss. – The State of Mississippi/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Columbus and Vicksburg have announced shorter Saturday hours. Beginning Oct. 12, the DRCs will open at 10 a.m. and close at 2 p.m. on Saturdays only.In addition, both DRCs will be open for the federal Columbus Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.The disaster recovery centers are located at:Lowndes CountyEast Columbus Gym222 Lawrence DriveColumbus, MS 39702