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  • CPHC Central North Pacific Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on October 17, 2021 at 5:25 pm

    ZCZC HFOTWOCP ALL TTAA00 PHFO DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 800 AM HST Sun Oct 17 2021 For the central North Pacific...between 140W and 180W: No tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Blood NNNN

  • NHC Eastern North Pacific Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on October 17, 2021 at 5:11 pm

    ZCZC MIATWOEP ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM PDT Sun Oct 17 2021 For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Brown NNNN

  • NHC Atlantic Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on October 17, 2021 at 5:08 pm

    ZCZC MIATWOAT ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 PM EDT Sun Oct 17 2021 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster D. Zelinsky NNNN

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Disaster Information

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

  • Preliminary Flood Maps for Coal County, Oklahoma Ready for Public View
    by Carmen.Castro on October 16, 2021 at 2:04 pm

    Preliminary Flood Maps for Coal County, Oklahoma Ready for Public View DENTON, Texas – Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in all communities and unincorporated areas of Coal County, Oklahoma. Property owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the appeal and comment periods for the maps. This is Coal County’s first complete set of digital FIRMs. These maps serve multiple purposes, including defining Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs). SFHAs are areas at high risk for flooding. Communities and residents can use the information to make informed decisions about building, development and flood insurance. FEMA stresses that flooding can and does happen outside of the most vulnerable areas. Review […]

  • Learn Disaster Risk Reduction Tips at Menards
    by troy.christensen on October 15, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Learn Disaster Risk Reduction Tips at Menards Detroit – As southeast Michigan survivors clean and repair damage to their homes caused by the severe storms and flooding that occurred June 25-26, 2021, FEMA has teamed up with Menards home improvement stores in Bloomfield Hills and Warren to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes and businesses stronger and safer.   The FEMA Hazard Mitigation team will be at:   Menards 1901 S. Telegraph Rd. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302 Now to Oct. 28 Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.   Menards 32501 Van Dyke Ave. Warren, Michigan 48093 Oct. 29 to Nov. 11 Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.   Most of the information and the free publications provided are geared to do-it-yourself work and general contractors. Recovery topics covered include clean-up tips, flood insurance, elevating utilities and rebuilding flooded homes.   Due to COVID-19, FEMA staff will practice social […]

  • FEMA Disaster Grants Won’t Affect Social Security, Other Benefits
    by brianasummer.fenton on October 15, 2021 at 5:43 pm

    FEMA Disaster Grants Won’t Affect Social Security, Other Benefits FEMA Disaster Grants Won’t Affect Social Security, Other Benefits WAYNESVILLE, N.C. – Applying for federal disaster assistance from FEMA will not affect other federal benefits that western North Carolina disaster survivors may receive. Residents in Buncombe, Haywood and Transylvania counties who register with FEMA may have questions about whether funds from FEMA might cause them to lose other federal payments to which they are entitled. FEMA disaster grants are not taxable income. Accepting a FEMA grant will not affect eligibility for Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits and other federal welfare and entitlement programs. Disaster grants help survivors pay for temporary housing, essential home repairs, essential personal property replacement and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance or other sources. You can apply […]

  • FEMA and WBZ NewsRadio Boston to Unveil New Emergency Broadcast Studio
    by adrien.urbani on October 15, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    FEMA and WBZ NewsRadio Boston to Unveil New Emergency Broadcast Studio BOSTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in partnership with iHeartMedia Boston, today announced it has completed an important emergency radio broadcast facility modernization project at iHeartMedia’s WBZ NewsRadio 1030 in Boston to improve critical alert and warning capabilities when disasters threaten public safety. The WBZ facility serves as a Primary Entry Point (PEP) station for FEMA’s National Public Warning System (NPWS), maintained under FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), and provides critical information to the public before, during and after incidents and disasters. Under the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act enacted in 2015, Congress required FEMA to upgrade PEP stations across the country to ensure continuity of terrestrial broadcast services under all hazards. PEP stations are specially designated NPWS broadcast […]

  • Storm Survivors May Be Eligible for Lodging Reimbursement
    by valerie.amato on October 15, 2021 at 1:33 pm

    Storm Survivors May Be Eligible for Lodging Reimbursement Harrisburg, Pa. - Pennsylvanians who have registered with FEMA may be eligible for reimbursement if they paid out-of-pocket expenses for temporary lodging because of damage to their primary residences from recent flooding, severe storms, and tornadoes. Lodging expenses may be eligible for reimbursement if an applicant: Registers with FEMA   Passes identity verification   Verifies occupancy in a primary residence within a designated county   Verifies that the primary residence is uninhabitable or inaccessible   Incurs disaster-related temporary lodging expenses (room plus taxes) between August 31, 2021 and the first 30 days after receiving FEMA rental assistance   Does not have insurance that would cover lodging; and   Did not receive lodging assistance from any source during the same timeframe. Reimbursement funds are available for eligible applicants under FEMA’s Individuals and Households […]

  • Help Remains When Disaster Recovery Centers Close
    by valerie.amato on October 15, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    Help Remains When Disaster Recovery Centers Close HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) at Calvary Church in Souderton, Bucks County, will close permanently Friday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. In the meantime, as a survivor of the remnants of Hurricane Ida, you will still be able to get the help you need. Visiting a Disaster Recovery Center is not required. To register with FEMA: Apply for disaster assistance at DisasterAssistance.gov by using the FEMA mobile app, or by calling 800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362.) Multilingual operators are available. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability and use a TTY may call 800-462-7585. If you use 711 or VRS (Video Relay Service) or require accommodations while visiting a center, call 800-621-3362. Information on the registration process is available in ASL at fema.gov/media-library/assets/videos/111546. The toll-free numbers are open from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. Survivors will still be able to access […]

  • FEMA Needs Your Current Contact Information
    by brianasummer.fenton on October 14, 2021 at 6:09 pm

    FEMA Needs Your Current Contact Information FEMA Needs Your Current Contact Information WAYNESVILLE, N.C. – After you apply for federal disaster assistance, it is important that FEMA be able to contact you. Be aware that phone calls from FEMA may appear to come from unidentified numbers. Make sure that FEMA has your up-to-date contact information. FEMA may need to call some survivors in Buncombe, Haywood and Transylvania counties to continue processing their application for assistance after Tropical Storm Fred. FEMA also may contact some survivors to obtain more information for their application. If there are changes in your phone number, current address, banking or insurance information, you should let FEMA know as soon as possible or you may miss important telephone calls or correspondence. You can update your contact information in several ways: Go online to DisasterAssistance.gov. Call 800-621-3362. If you use a relay service, such as video relay service […]

  • Tips for Appealing a Decision from FEMA
    by thomas.wise on October 14, 2021 at 5:16 pm

    Tips for Appealing a Decision from FEMA NEW YORK -- You applied to FEMA for disaster assistance after Hurricane Ida swept across New York, and you received a letter. You’re not sure what it says, but you think it’s not good. Often, FEMA sends these letters when your application is missing information. Maybe you didn’t show proof of who you are, or proof you own your home, or proof you lived in your home for a major part of the year before Ida. Here are tips for writing a letter to appeal a FEMA decision. You Have 60 Days to Send FEMA Your Appeal The most important part of the appeal process is knowing how long you have to plead your case. Count 60 days from the date FEMA has on the determination letter. That’s the date to circle on your calendar to remind you it’s the last day to send FEMA your appeal. Keep in mind that after FEMA receives your letter, you may receive a phone call or a follow-up letter asking for more information. Carefully Read FEMA’s […]

  • Tres Centros de Recuperación de Desastres cerrarán, dos seguirán operando y otro abrirá próximamente
    by troy.christensen on October 14, 2021 at 5:08 pm

    Tres Centros de Recuperación de Desastres cerrarán, dos seguirán operando y otro abrirá próximamente Detroit – Los Centros de Recuperación de Desastres del Estado de Michigan-FEMA en Dearborn, Detroit y Southfield dejarán de funcionar próximamente, pero sigue habiendo ayuda disponible en dos DRC del condado de Wayne y en un nuevo centro del condado de Macomb que abrirá sus puertas el próximo martes, 19 de octubre.   Los Centros de Recuperación de Desastres ofrecen a los residentes de Michigan afectados por las inundaciones del 25 y 26 de junio, las graves tormentas y los tornados, visitas en persona para obtener información sobre su solicitud de FEMA, hacer preguntas sobre las cartas que reciben de FEMA y solicitar el escaneado de sus documentos para que formen parte de su solicitud. cierres de centros El centro ubicado en el tercer piso de la Henry Ford Centennial Library, 16301 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, Michigan 48126, […]

  • FEMA Approves $26.2 Million for Félix Millán Stadium in Yabucoa
    by frances.acevedo-pico on October 14, 2021 at 11:55 am

    FEMA Approves $26.2 Million for Félix Millán Stadium in Yabucoa The sports facility will be demolished by the end of this year    Guaynabo, Puerto Rico – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded nearly $26.2 million to the municipality of Yabucoa to rebuild the Félix "Nacho" Millán baseball stadium. This obligation is an addition to the more than $41 million that has been obligated for the municipality to date for 61 other permanent work projects. “This obligation marks a vital moment for the recovery of the municipality. This, not only at the sports and culture level, but as it relates to the social fiber of the residents of Yabucoa and its integral recovery, which is part of our commitment to the municipalities,” said FEMA's Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator, José G. Baquero. Located in the Aguacate neighborhood and built in 1995, this stadium is part of the Double-A Superior Baseball League and home of the municipality's Double-A […]