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  • NHC Eastern North Pacific Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on September 23, 2020 at 5:21 pm

    ZCZC MIATWOEP ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020 For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Lowell, located more than 700 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Stewart NNNN

  • CPHC Central North Pacific Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on September 23, 2020 at 5:08 pm

    ZCZC HFOTWOCP ALL TTAA00 PHFO DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 800 AM HST Wed Sep 23 2020 For the central North Pacific...between 140W and 180W: No tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Blood NNNN

  • NHC Atlantic Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on September 23, 2020 at 2:59 pm

    ZCZC MIATWOAT ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Wed Sep 23 2020 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Post-Tropical Cyclone Teddy, located near the south-central coast of Nova Scotia. The Weather Prediction Center is issuing advisories on Post-Tropical Cyclone Beta located inland near the upper Texas coast. Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Blake NNNN

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Disaster Information

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

  • State and Federal Funds Approved for Waubay Flood Mitigation Project
    by Brian.Hvinden on September 23, 2020 at 5:05 pm

    State and Federal Funds Approved for Waubay Flood Mitigation Project SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – FEMA has awarded a $1.66 million grant to the City of Waubay, South Dakota for home acquisitions. The grant will fund the purchase of ten properties that have been impacted by repetitive flooding caused by closed-basin lakes in Day County. This project will allow property owners to relocate away from the flood hazard and prevent future damage. The project will include the purchase of each structure, demolition and returning the property to green space in perpetuity. These lots will be owned by the City of Waubay. The $1.66 million from FEMA represents a 75 percent cost-share of the project, which totals roughly $2.21 million. The State of South Dakota will contribute more than $221,000 with the local community responsible for the remaining costs. “Acquisition projects like this allow property owners in high-risk areas a chance to relocate, permanently eliminating future flood […]

  • Federal Aid for Utah Quake Tops $2 Million  
    by Brian.Hvinden on September 22, 2020 at 9:32 pm

    Federal Aid for Utah Quake Tops $2 Million   SALT LAKE CITY – Six months after the Magna Earthquake shook Salt Lake and Davis counties, federal agencies have provided more than $2.2 million in loans and grants to help Utahns recover from the March 18 disaster and its aftershocks. FEMA has approved more than $664,000 through its Individuals & Households Program (IHP), the majority of which is going to housing assistance to help homeowners impacted by the quake make repairs or find a temporary place to live. In addition, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved $1.6 million in low-interest disaster loans for Utah businesses, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters. To date, more than 1,180 Utah residents have registered for federal assistance and FEMA housing inspectors have completed more than 520 virtual inspections of homes damaged by the quake and aftershocks. For more information about fixing damages, rebuilding, and […]

  • Photos of Whole-of-Government Sally, Wildfires Response
    by luther.wills-dudich on September 22, 2020 at 6:33 pm

    Photos of Whole-of-Government Sally, Wildfires Response WASHINGTON — FEMA continues close coordination with state, tribal and local governments for disaster response across the country, as the agency's administrator, Pete Gaynor, visited states impacted by recent fire and hurricane damage. President Trump approved a major disaster declaration for Alabama and emergency declarations for Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi to provide federal assistance and coordinate disaster relief efforts across the Gulf Coast. Major disaster declarations were also declared for California and Oregon wildfire response. FEMA teams and disaster recovery resources are on the ground assisting with state recovery efforts. Residents in affected states should continue paying attention to their local emergency managers for safety instructions. FEMA Administrator Sees Mitigation Results Firsthand in Alabama GULF SHORES, Ala. (Sept. 20, 2020) – FEMA Administrator Pete […]

  • Louisiana Renters Can Apply for FEMA Assistance
    by christopher.teed on September 22, 2020 at 5:34 pm

    Louisiana Renters Can Apply for FEMA Assistance BATON ROUGE, La. – Renters whose home or property was damaged by Hurricane Laura can apply for federal disaster assistance. Federal grants can help pay for temporary housing if a renter or homeowner is unable to return to a disaster-damaged home. The initial rental grant is for a 60-day period and can be reviewed for further assistance. The deadline to register for FEMA help is Oct. 27, 2020. Renters as well as homeowners may qualify for grants for essential personal property and other disaster-related expenses as well. These may include repairing or replacing: Furniture, appliances, clothing, schoolbooks and supplies. Occupational tools and other job-related equipment required by an employer as a condition of employment. Primary vehicles. Medical and dental bills. Visit DisasterAssistance.gov and enter your address to find out if your parish is declared for Individual Assistance. To register for help: Call the […]

  • Flood Insurance Policies Purchased After Hurricane Irma Expiring This Year
    by neily.chapman on September 22, 2020 at 4:25 pm

    Flood Insurance Policies Purchased After Hurricane Irma Expiring This Year ATLANTA - Following the devastating disasters and hurricane season of 2017, FEMA purchased three-year flood insurance policies for thousands of disaster survivors whose homes were flooded. Those policies are set to expire this year, and survivors need to purchase a new flood insurance policy, or obtain other flood insurance, in order to remain eligible for future FEMA assistance. Part of the eligibility of receiving financial assistance after a flood is that a homeowner or renter must obtain and maintain flood insurance to ensure that there is no lapse in coverage. If a property affected by a flood is sold, the new owners are required to have flood insurance for the property as well. Participants must purchase a flood insurance policy or they will be ineligible to receive most forms of assistance in subsequent disasters. In Georgia there are 67 policies expiring this year from Hurricane Irma. […]

  • Flood Insurance Policies Purchased After Hurricane Irma Expiring This Year
    by neily.chapman on September 22, 2020 at 4:19 pm

    Flood Insurance Policies Purchased After Hurricane Irma Expiring This Year ATLANTA - Following the devastating disasters and hurricane season of 2017, FEMA purchased three-year flood insurance policies for thousands of disaster survivors whose homes were flooded. Those policies are set to expire this year, and survivors need to purchase a new flood insurance policy, or obtain other flood insurance, in order to remain eligible for future FEMA assistance. Part of the eligibility of receiving financial assistance after a flood is that a homeowner or renter must obtain and maintain flood insurance to ensure that there is no lapse in coverage. If a property affected by a flood is sold, the new owners are required to have flood insurance for the property as well. Participants must purchase a flood insurance policy or they will be ineligible to receive most forms of assistance in subsequent disasters. In Florida there are more than 2,500 policies expiring this year from […]

  • FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center Opens Tuesday in Oroville
    by bree-constance.huffin on September 22, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center Opens Tuesday in Oroville SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center serving wildfire survivors in Butte County will open Sept. 22. The center will be hosted at the Tractor Supply Company store, 2000 Feather River Blvd., Oroville CA 95965, across the street from the LAC (Local Assistance Center), and is part of ongoing response and recovery mission for FEMA and the State of California to support wildfire survivors affected by the August/September fire siege. It is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. It is closed Sundays. Survivors can also register with FEMA for federal aid in one of three ways: Online at http://www.disasterassistance.gov; By downloading the FEMA app to a smartphone or tablet; Or by calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585) between 7 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. PDT. The helpline staff can also answer questions about applications already submitted.   U.S. […]

  • FEMA Response Update: Hurricane Teddy, Tropical Storm Beta, Hurricane Sally and Western Wildfires
    by zella.campbell on September 22, 2020 at 3:23 pm

    FEMA Response Update: Hurricane Teddy, Tropical Storm Beta, Hurricane Sally and Western Wildfires WASHINGTON - FEMA continues to support our federal, state, local, tribal and territorial partners by mobilizing teams and supplies to support a state-managed, locally executed response to Tropical Storm Beta in the Gulf of Mexico, impacts from Hurricane Teddy as it moves north along the East Coast, response efforts to Hurricane Sally in the Gulf Coast and the wildfires in the West. Tropical Storm Beta made landfall last night just north of Port O’Connor, Texas, and is expected to stall inland today then begin to move slowly along the coast of Texas through Wednesday with expected isolated storm totals up to 20 inches. Meanwhile, Hurricane Teddy is centered off the northeastern U.S. coast, and is expected to transition to a powerful post-tropical cyclone as it moves near or over portions of Atlantic Canada late today through Thursday. FEMA urges anyone in the forecast path […]

  • 41 Municipalities Among the Recipients of $91.4 million in FEMA Grants
    by frances.acevedo-pico on September 22, 2020 at 11:46 am

    41 Municipalities Among the Recipients of $91.4 million in FEMA Grants Obligations include over $461,000 for the Punta Mulas Lighthouse and community center in Vieques GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Puerto Rico Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, announced the obligation of over $91.4 million in additional funds for 135 projects related to the recovery and reconstruction of Puerto Rico after Hurricane María. These grants were obligated during the week of September 11-17. Among the most recent allocations is about $461,000 for repairs to the historic Punta Mulas Lighthouse built in 1895 and its community center, located on the north coast of Vieques. Formerly the house of a French bullfighter, this cultural landmark served as the municipality’s first museum in the 90s. Today, it is a tourist attraction where the beautiful views of the island of Puerto Rico can be enjoyed. “Within our urban area, [the lighthouse] is one of […]

  • Photos of Whole-of-Government Sally, Wildfire Response
    by luther.wills-dudich on September 21, 2020 at 5:39 pm

    Photos of Whole-of-Government Sally, Wildfire Response WASHINGTON — FEMA continues close coordination with state, tribal and local governments for disaster response across the country. FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor has visited states impacted by recent fire and hurricane damage. President Trump approved a major disaster declaration for Alabama and emergency declarations for Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi to provide federal assistance and coordinate disaster relief efforts across the Gulf Coast. Major disaster declarations were also declared for California and Oregon wildfire response. FEMA teams and disaster recovery resources are on the ground assisting with state recovery efforts. Residents in affected states should continue paying attention to their local emergency managers for safety instructions and opportunities for assistance. Federal, Local Leaders Discuss Hurricane Sally Impacts PENSACOLA, Fla. (Sept. 19, 2020) -- Florida Sen. […]