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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

  • NHC Atlantic Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on August 18, 2019 at 11:36 pm

    ZCZC MIATWOAT ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. A low pressure area located about 100 miles east of Norfolk, Virginia, is producing limited shower and thunderstorm activity. This low is moving northeastward, away from the United States, and has only a slight chance to significantly organize through Monday before upper-level winds become unfavorable for further development. * Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...low...10 percent. Forecaster Blak

  • CPHC Central North Pacific Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on August 18, 2019 at 11:35 pm

    ZCZC HFOTWOCP ALL TTAA00 PHFO DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 200 PM HST Sun Aug 18 2019 For the central North Pacific...between 140W and 180W: No tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Kino NNNN

  • NHC Eastern North Pacific Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on August 18, 2019 at 11:35 pm

    ZCZC MIATWOEP ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 PM PDT Sun Aug 18 2019 For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude: 1. An elongated area of low pressure located a couple of hundred miles south of Guatemala and southeastern Mexico continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms. However, environmental conditions are forecast to become more conducive for development during the next couple of days, and a tropical depression is expected to form by Tuesday or Wednesday while the low moves west-northwestward at about 10 mph parallel to the coast of Mexico. Moisture associated with this disturbance could produce heavy rainfall and possible flash flooding across portions of Guatemala and southeastern Mexico during the next couple of days. * Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...50 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent. 2. A low pressure system located more 900 miles […]

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Disaster Information

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

  • FEMA Announces $30 Million to Emergency Food and Shelter Program
    by alexander.alba on August 16, 2019 at 10:33 pm

    WASHINGTON -- Today, FEMA awarded $30 million in supplemental humanitarian funding to the National Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP).These funds are for local social service organizations providing assistance on or after Jan. 1, 2019 to migrants from the southern border released from DHS custody.

  • FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS FOR THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
    by asia.scoggins on August 16, 2019 at 9:51 pm

    Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of New Hampshire.Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for New Hampshire
    by asia.scoggins on August 16, 2019 at 9:48 pm

    WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of New Hampshire to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe storm and flooding on July 11-12, 2019.Federal funding is available to the state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe storm and flooding in Grafton County.

  • How to File an Appeal for the New Incident Period
    by cockrellt on August 16, 2019 at 6:34 pm

    If you have already registered with FEMA for disaster related damage that occurred between March 9, 2019, and April 1, 2019, AND your home received additional uninsured damage through July 14, 2019, you may be eligible for additional assistance. You do not need to reapply. Please submit an appeal letter to FEMA requesting reassessment.

  • FACT SHEET: Frequently Asked Questions About FEMA Rental Assistance
    by thomas.wise on August 16, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    Twenty-six counties were designated for FEMA Individual Assistance for the April 29–July 5 storms, tornadoes and flooding. You are encouraged to register with FEMA if you live in one of the 26 counties: Andrew, Atchison, Boone, Buchanan, Callaway, Carroll, Chariton, Cole, Greene, Holt, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lewis, Lincoln, Livingston, McDonald, Miller, Newton, Osage, Pike, Platte, Pulaski, St. Charles and Saline.The deadline to register is Monday, Sept. 9.

  • Disaster Recovery Center Opens August 19 in Newton County
    by thomas.wise on August 16, 2019 at 2:39 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A FEMA disaster recovery center will open for three days in Newton County starting Monday, August 19, to provide one-on-one assistance to Missouri residents affected by spring flooding, severe storms and tornadoes.&nbs

  • FEMA Promotes Disaster Preparedness for Students
    by rima.ibrahim-abufarahdavila on August 16, 2019 at 1:04 pm

    Guaynabo, Puerto Rico — Nearly 600 students from the ages of 6 to 13 received natural disaster preparedness tools at various events throughout Puerto Rico.

  • $19 Million Approved to Acquire Flood-prone North Carolina Properties, Minimize Disaster Damage
    by laura.warren on August 16, 2019 at 11:57 am

    DURHAM, N.C. — The State of North Carolina and FEMA are approving nearly $19 million to eliminate flood risks at certain repetitively damaged properties in North Carolina following Hurricane Florence. "We are grateful for the support of our FEMA partners as we work together to make North Carolina more resilient in the wake of devastating storms," said Gov. Roy Cooper. "Eliminating flood risks at repetitively damaged properties will help North Carolina continue to rebuild smarter and stronger."

  • FEMA assistance tops $10 million for South Texas flood survivors
    by mary.j.edmon on August 15, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas – Federal assistance to help individuals and families with basic needs resulting from the recent flooding in South Texas now tops $10 million, about a month after the July 17, 2019, disaster declaration.

  • Officials Focus on Flood Insurance as Hurricane Season Ramps Up
    by william.powell on August 15, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    PHILADELPHIA – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region III, in partnership with the State of Delaware, hosted a Delaware Flood Insurance Partners Roundtable Event in Dover, DE.

  • Additional Flood Assistance May Be Available for Nebraskans
    by cockrellt on August 15, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    LINCOLN, NE - At the request of Gov. Pete Ricketts, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the incident period in which disaster-caused damage may be covered. The presidential disaster declaration, issued March 21,2019, originally covered the period from March 9 to April 1. With the extension, additional uninsured damage sustained through July 14 may now be eligible for FEMA assistance and U.S.

  • Noble, Okmulgee, Ottawa and Tillman Counties Added to Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance Funding
    by scott.reuter on August 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Four more counties in Oklahoma are now eligible to apply for FEMA’s Public Assistance funding to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas that sustained damage from the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019. &nbs

  • Disaster Recovery Center Opens August 16 in Carroll County
    by thomas.wise on August 15, 2019 at 2:43 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A FEMA disaster recovery center will open for three days in Carroll County starting Friday, August 16, to provide one-on-one assistance to Missouri residents affected by spring flooding, severe storms and tornadoes.&nbs

  • Disaster Recovery Center in Boardman, Mahoning
    by Cassie.Ringsdorf on August 14, 2019 at 8:50 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State of Ohio and FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Boardman will close at the end of its regular business day on Thursday, Aug. 15. It will reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16 as a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).The Disaster Loan Outreach Center location is:Boardman Township Administration Building8299 Market St.Boardman, OH 44512Open Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.Closed Saturdays and SundaysIt will operate until further notice.

  • FEMA Teams in Jackson County August 15-20 to Share Repair, Rebuilding Advice
    by thomas.wise on August 14, 2019 at 3:35 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – FEMA’s mitigation experts are visiting Kansas City in Jackson County August 15-20 to offer home-improvement tips on rebuilding better and stronger after this year’s severe storms in Missouri. The team will also share proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from a disaster. Most of the information and free publications are aimed at general contractors and those willing to take on do-it-yourself projects.&nbs

  • FEMA Teams in St. Charles County August 15-20 to Share Repair, Rebuilding Advice
    by thomas.wise on August 14, 2019 at 3:33 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – FEMA’s mitigation experts will be visiting the city of St. Charles in St. Charles County August 15-20 to offer home-improvement tips on rebuilding better and stronger after this year’s severe storms in Missouri. The team will also share proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from a disaster. Most of the information and free publications are aimed at general contractors and those willing to take on do-it-yourself projects.

  • FEMA awards $2.7 million to Orange County for project to reduce future flood damage
    by mary.j.edmon on August 14, 2019 at 3:08 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded over $2.7 million to Orange County through the Texas Division of Emergency Management to fund a project to acquire and demolish 20 structures impacted by flooding from Hurricane Harvey that may be at risk from future flood events.Acquiring and demolishing these properties will provide an effective, long-term solution to mitigate the risks and prevent future flood losses.

  • Help Available for Missouri Residents Feeling Stress After Disasters
    by thomas.wise on August 14, 2019 at 3:08 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The state of Missouri has received federal funding for a program that provides counseling for residents feeling stressed or overwhelmed because of the April 29-July 5 storms and flooding. &nbs

  • Fact Sheet: Recovery Through FEMA Direct Housing
    by laura.warren on August 14, 2019 at 2:54 pm

    In the 11 months following Hurricane Florence, 656 displaced families have been housed through FEMA’s Direct Housing program. As of Aug. 12, 253 households have successfully moved on to more permanent housing by completing repairs or finding alternative arrangements. Occupants Must Demonstrate Recovery Progress FEMA requires occupants to show they are making progress on a permanent housing plan. Occupants can show progress on their plan if they:

  • Fact Sheet: California Wildfires Myth vs. Fact VIII
    by bree-constance.huffin on August 14, 2019 at 12:33 am

    The recovery work being done after the Camp Fire is enormous. It is also very complicated due to the magnitude of the devastation. These complications, in turn, create misconceptions that can be spread through the news and social media, making it difficult to separate myth from fact. In an effort to minimize survivors’ confusion and frustration, FEMA is issuing this Fact Sheet. MYTH: FEMA housing should be used to assist the pre-disaster homeless population.