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  • SPC Tornado Watch 15 Status Reports
    on January 16, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    WW 0015 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 15 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 30 N MTH TO 40 W PBI. ..THOMPSON..01/16/22 ATTN...WFO...MFL... STATUS REPORT FOR WT 15 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS FLC011-086-099-161840- FL . FLORIDA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BROWARD MIAMI-DADE PALM BEACH AMZ630-650-651-161840- CW . ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS INCLUDED ARE BISCAYNE BAY COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT 20 NM COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM THE WATCH STATUS MESSAGE IS FOR GUIDANCE PURPOSES ONLY. PLEASE REFER TO WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION STATEMENTS FOR OFFICIAL INFORMATION ON COUNTIES...INDEPENDENT CITIES AND MARINE ZONES CLEARED FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AND TORNADO WATCHES. Read more

  • SPC Tornado Watch 15
    on January 16, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    WW 15 TORNADO FL CW 161505Z - 162000Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 15 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1005 AM EST Sun Jan 16 2022 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of South Florida Coastal Waters * Effective this Sunday morning and afternoon from 1005 AM until 300 PM EST. * Primary threats include... A couple tornadoes possible Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible SUMMARY...A couple supercells just ahead of a broken squall line may persist across southwest Florida before spreading over southeast Florida into early afternoon. The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles north and south of a line from 85 miles west of Miami FL to 35 miles south southeast of West Palm Beach FL. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5). PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means […]

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Disaster Information

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

  • President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Alaska
    by mashana.davis on January 15, 2022 at 10:19 pm

    President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Alaska WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Alaska to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides from Oct. 29–Nov. 1, 2021. Federal funding is available to 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 severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides in Kenai Peninsula Borough. Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide. Thomas J. Dargan has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected areas. Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state […]

  • $1.5 Million Approved for Washington Disaster Survivors
    by mary.j.edmon on January 15, 2022 at 3:18 am

    $1.5 Million Approved for Washington Disaster Survivors LACEY, WA. – One week after Washington disaster survivors became eligible for federal assistance, the Washington Military Department’s Emergency Management Division and FEMA have worked together to award $1.5 million in federal grants to individuals and households. Residents of Clallam, Skagit and Whatcom counties, including members of the Lummi Nation, Nooksack Indian Tribe and the Quileute Nation who were affected by the Nov. 13-15, 2021 floods and mudslides, can apply to FEMA for help with temporary housing expenses, basic home repairs or other essential disaster-related needs that are not covered by insurance.  County residents and tribal members in the designated counties can apply online at disasterassistance.gov, by calling 800-621-3362 or by using the FEMA mobile app. If you use a relay service, such as video relay (VRS), captioned telephone or other service, give FEMA the number for that service. […]

  • President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Tennessee
    by mashana.davis on January 15, 2022 at 1:40 am

    President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Tennessee WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Tennessee to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes from Dec. 10-11, 2021. The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Gibson, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Obion, Stewart, Sumner, Weakley and Wilson counties. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster. Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide. Myra M. Shird has been named the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected areas. Additional […]

  • Joint Disaster Recovery Centers to Open in Northeast Arkansas
    by daniel.green2 on January 14, 2022 at 11:02 pm

    Joint Disaster Recovery Centers to Open in Northeast Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, AR – Three joint State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers will open next week in Northeast Arkansas to help survivors affected by the December 10-11 severe storms and tornadoes. Survivors can meet face to face with specialists from FEMA, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and state and local agencies to have their questions about disaster assistance answered. They may also upload any documents needed for their applications at the centers. The following locations will open next week: Poinsett County Opens Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 at 8 a.m. Parkview Missionary Baptist Church 104 N. Parkview Dr. Trumann, AR 72472 Hours of operation after opening day: Mondays through Saturdays 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Craighead County Opens Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 at 8 a.m. First Baptist Church of Monette 18847 Highway 18 Monette, AR 72447 Hours of operation after opening day: Mondays through Saturdays 8 a.m. to 6 […]

  • ICYMI -- FEMA Administrator Gives Remarks to Ongoing COVID-19 Response
    by amy.ashbridge on January 14, 2022 at 9:45 pm

    ICYMI -- FEMA Administrator Gives Remarks to Ongoing COVID-19 Response WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell spoke today at the White House about FEMA and the federal government’s continuing support in the ongoing response to COVID-19. Criswell’s comments came almost one year after FEMA began supporting community vaccination centers in 2021. “We know that the most critical need right now is medical staffing for our hospitals, and we've been working nonstop with the Department of Defense and Health and Human Services, who have been on the ground in communities since day one to push even more medical teams out the door to communities who need it most,” she said. “I’ve seen firsthand the impact of these teams on their continued heroic efforts.” Criswell added that FEMA policy will now provide funding for states to use their National Guard troops to fill critical healthcare vacancies. “As critical as our doctors and […]

  • Kentucky Counties Become Eligible for Additional Public Assistance in Recovery from December Storms and Tornadoes
    by scott.reuter on January 14, 2022 at 9:14 pm

    Kentucky Counties Become Eligible for Additional Public Assistance in Recovery from December Storms and Tornadoes FRANKFORT, Ky – The Presidential disaster declaration issued Dec. 12, 2021 for Kentucky was amended Jan. 6, 2022 to include Permanent Work under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program (PA), which supplements state and local recovery efforts. Seven additional counties have been added for Emergency Protective Measures. Sixteen Kentucky counties designated earlier for FEMA Public Assistance after storms, flooding and tornadoes assaulted Western Kentucky on Dec. 10, 2021 are now eligible to apply for Permanent Work, Categories C-G. The affected counties are Caldwell, Christian, Fulton, Graves, Hart, Hickman, Hopkins, Logan, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Taylor, Todd, and Warren. These 16 counties have previously been designated for FEMA Individual Assistance and assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B), […]

  • Recovery Centers to Close in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    by scott.reuter on January 14, 2022 at 7:34 pm

    Recovery Centers to Close in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day FRANKFORT, Ky – All Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) and the Mobile Registration Center will be closed Monday, Jan.17, 2022, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Additionally, beginning this weekend, including Jan. 16, all DRCs will be closed on Sundays. Regular DRC hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday. Operations at the following centers will resume at 8 a.m. local time Tuesday, Jan. 18: Warren County: Old Sears location at Greenwood Mall, 2625 Scottsville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104  Caldwell County: Butler Gymnasium, 600 W. Main St., Princeton, KY 42445  Muhlenberg County: Neal’s Chapel General Baptist Church, State Route 81, Sacramento, KY 42372  Marshall County: Joe Creason Community Center, 1600 Park Ave., Benton, KY 42025  Graves County: Graves County Public Library, 601 N. 17th St., Mayfield, KY 42066  Hopkins County: Community Center, […]

  • Connecticut Ida: Two Weeks Left to Register for Disaster Assistance with FEMA
    by adrien.urbani on January 14, 2022 at 6:22 pm

    Connecticut Ida: Two Weeks Left to Register for Disaster Assistance with FEMA HARTFORD, Conn. –Homeowners, renters and businesses who had property damage or losses caused by remnants of Hurricane Ida, have two weeks to apply for federal disaster assistance. The deadline to apply for assistance from FEMA and for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. Federal disaster assistance for individuals and families can include money for rental assistance, essential home repairs, personal property losses, and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance. If you live in Fairfield, New Haven or New London counties, and had storm damage, you can register for disaster assistance, update your contact information, ask questions about a letter from FEMA, get information about FEMA home inspections, or learn how to appeal a FEMA decision the following ways: Going online at DisasterAssistance.gov; […]

  • Luling Disaster Recovery Center to Close Permanently Jan. 21
    by kiarash.ghiam on January 14, 2022 at 5:31 pm

    Luling Disaster Recovery Center to Close Permanently Jan. 21 BATON ROUGE, La. – The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center at the Edward Dufresne Community Center Parking Lot, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling, will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan 21. Residents of all parishes affected by Hurricane Ida can continue to visit any open disaster recovery center in Louisiana. To locate a center, check the FEMA app, visit http://www.FEMA.gov/DRC or call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362; All DRC centers follow COVID-19 precautions. Masks are required for all visitors, employees, and volunteers. Survivors do not need an appointment to meet face to face with FEMA specialists in Luling until the center closes. kiarash.ghiam Fri, 01/14/2022 - 17:31

  • FEMA Specialists to Offer Rebuilding Tips at Stine Home & Yard in Walker
    by kiarash.ghiam on January 14, 2022 at 5:08 pm

    FEMA Specialists to Offer Rebuilding Tips at Stine Home & Yard in Walker BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA mitigation specialists will be on-hand at Stine Home & Yard in Walker from Jan. 18 to 22. Disaster survivors can visit to get advice from FEMA mitigation specialists about rebuilding and protecting homes from future disaster-related damage such as high winds and water. They will also have information about selecting contractors, flood insurance, roof repair and other topics. No appointment is needed. FEMA mitigation specialists will be available 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 18 to 22 at: Stine Home & Yard / Walker 29200 S. Walker Road     Walker, LA 70785 If you need to discuss your assistance application, please call the Helpline at 800-621-3362 to speak to a FEMA individual assistance specialist. Hazard mitigation outreach specialists offer general rebuilding tips and will not be able to discuss specific details of individual […]