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Tropical Storm Information

  • NHC Atlantic Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on June 15, 2021 at 5:39 am

    ZCZC MIATWOAT ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM EDT Tue Jun 15 2021 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on recently upgraded Tropical Storm Bill, located more than 300 miles east-northeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. 1. Disorganized showers and thunderstorms continue over the Bay of Campeche in association with a broad low pressure area. Gradual development of this disturbance is possible during the next couple of days while it meanders near the coast of Mexico. The system should begin to move northward by midweek, and a tropical depression is likely to form late in the week when the low moves across the central or northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Regardless of development, heavy rainfall is possible over portions of Central America and southern Mexico during the next several days. Heavy rains could also begin to impact portions […]

  • CPHC Central North Pacific Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on June 15, 2021 at 5:29 am

    ZCZC HFOTWOCP ALL TTAA00 PHFO DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 800 PM HST Mon Jun 14 2021 For the central North Pacific...between 140W and 180W: No tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Morrison NNNN

  • NHC Eastern North Pacific Outlook
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (NHC Webmaster) on June 15, 2021 at 5:18 am

    ZCZC MIATWOEP ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 PM PDT Mon Jun 14 2021 For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Carlos, located more than 1600 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. 1. A broad area of low pressure is expected to form later this week a couple of hundred miles offshore of the coast of southwestern Mexico. Environmental conditions are expected to be generally favorable for gradual development of this system thereafter, and a tropical depression could form by this weekend while it moves slowly northwestward, roughly parallel to the southwestern coast of Mexico. * Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...medium...40 percent. Forecaster Papin/Stewart

Alexandria, Louisiana

Dallas, Texas

  • Air Quality Alert issued June 14 at 2:01PM CDT by NWS
    by w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov on June 14, 2021 at 7:01 pm

    ...OZONE ACTION DAY... The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has issued an Ozone Action Day for the Dallas-Fort Worth area for Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing high levels of ozone air pollution in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

Disaster Information

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

  • FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance nears $280 million
    by mayshaunt.gary on June 14, 2021 at 8:51 pm

    FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance nears $280 million WASHINGTON -- FEMA has provided more than $278 million to over 41,000 people for COVID-19-related funeral costs reimbursements. The national average for an award is $6,756, as nearly 2,500 FEMA employees continue working with applicants to manually review every application, determining eligibility each week. “Applications” in the below chart reflect the number of individuals who called to begin the process for assistance. Once an individual applies, FEMA sends a letter outlining the required documentation needed to process their application. The process to determine eligibility starts after an applicant submits all required documentation. FEMA developed a process to ensure applicants have ample time to collect and submit required documents for assistance. While some jurisdictions provide or amend death certificates in four to six weeks, others may take longer. FEMA will make calls and send […]

  • FEMA Rental Assistance May Help Renters and Homeowners Who Need a Place to Stay
    by stuart.lewis on June 14, 2021 at 7:26 pm

    FEMA Rental Assistance May Help Renters and Homeowners Who Need a Place to Stay BATON ROUGE, La. – For Louisiana renters and homeowners who cannot live in their homes because of the severe storms, tornados and flooding in May, FEMA rental assistance may help. The initial rental award is for two months and may be reviewed for further assistance. FEMA rental assistance is a temporary grant to survivors to pay for somewhere to live while they repair or rebuild their home. For renters, it may provide a solution while their lodging is under repair or while they look for a new place to rent. Options include renting an apartment, home or travel trailer that can keep survivors near their jobs, schools, homes and places of worship. Housing is in short supply, so it may take time for survivors to find a suitable replacement home. Funds can be used for security deposits, rent and the cost of essential utilities such as electricity, gas and water. They may not be used for to pay […]

  • FEMA Provides Additional Hazard Mitigation Funds to Help Homeowners Rebuild After Disasters
    by mayshaunt.gary on June 14, 2021 at 4:50 pm

    FEMA Provides Additional Hazard Mitigation Funds to Help Homeowners Rebuild After Disasters WASHINGTON -- FEMA is providing mitigation assistance to homeowners to help them rebuild their homes stronger following disaster damage, as part of the agency’s commitment to make communities stronger and increase resilience from the impacts of climate change.  The additional funding will help eligible homeowners in areas covered by presidential disaster declarations repair their homes in ways that will reduce the likelihood of future disaster damage. Homeowners who are approved for home repair assistance through the agency’s Individuals and Households Program may receive additional funds for several mitigation measures. Funding for mitigation measures will be awarded for owner-occupied primary residences with specific damaged items and causes of damage. This additional assistance is available for all disasters declared on or after May 26, 2021. FEMA will notify […]

  • Nearly $1 Million Approved to Acquire Flood-Prone Properties in Harnett and Pender Counties
    by neily.chapman on June 14, 2021 at 4:20 pm

    Nearly $1 Million Approved to Acquire Flood-Prone Properties in Harnett and Pender Counties RALEIGH, N.C. – The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $976,710 to help acquire, demolish and remove five residential structures in Harnett and Pender counties that were flooded after Tropical Storm Michael in 2018. Four of the structures are located in the town of Linden and the city of Dunn in Harnett County. One property is in Currie, Pender County. All the properties have been subjected to repetitive flooding over the years. Once the structures are removed, the parcels will be converted to an open space. Purchase of the properties will also help the homeowners relocate to an area with no ongoing flood risks.  “This is good news for the homeowners and those communities, but these mitigation projects will take time to complete,” said Steve McGugan, State Hazard Mitigation Officer. “The next step is for the state and local governments to procure a […]

  • Where to Go When FEMA Can’t Help? Just dial “2-1-1”
    by brianasummer.fenton on June 14, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    Where to Go When FEMA Can’t Help? Just dial “2-1-1” Where to Go When FEMA Can’t Help? Just dial “2-1-1” CLANTON, Ala. – FEMA disaster assistance provides grants to help eligible homeowners and renters with temporary housing, essential home repairs, personal property replacement, and essential disaster-related needs. But not all disaster survivors who applied for assistance are eligible; you may be eligible for some aid but may still have unmet needs. Where can you turn for help? Who can you call? Where can you go? In Alabama, 2-1-1 Connects Alabama is a shortcut to health and human services agencies that can provide help to individuals and families recovering from the devastation of the March 25-26 Severe Storms and Tornadoes. By simply dialing “211,” those in need of assistance can be referred, and sometimes connected, to appropriate agencies and community organizations. 2-1-1 Connects Alabama works a bit like 911. Calls to 211 are routed to a call […]

  • Get the Shot and Join America's National Month of Action
    by troy.christensen on June 14, 2021 at 3:18 pm

    Get the Shot and Join America's National Month of Action CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 5 office in Chicago encourages everyone to mobilize during the National Month of Action and help get more people vaccinated by July 4th. “We want everyone to be able to go into the summer with the peace of mind that they are protected and they don’t risk spreading the virus to others,” said Kevin M. Sligh, acting regional administrator, FEMA Region 5. “We all have a part to play. Get everyone you know vaccinated so we can celebrate our country’s freedom and freedom from this terrible virus.” Here are the things every American needs to know: It’s never been easier to get vaccinated. With more than 81,000 vaccination sites nationwide, walk-in options available and extended hours at many pharmacies in the month of June, people have options to get the vaccine when it’s convenient for them. Find […]

  • FEMA Authorizes Funds to Fight The Pack Creek Fire
    by anthony.mayne on June 11, 2021 at 4:23 pm

    FEMA Authorizes Funds to Fight The Pack Creek Fire DENVER – On Thursday, June 10, 2021, FEMA authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Pack Creek Fire burning in San Juan County, Utah near Moab, and the community of Pack Creek. FEMA Acting Regional Administrator Nancy Dragani approved the state’s request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) late yesterday after determining that the fire threatened such destruction as would constitute a major disaster. At the time of the request, the fire was threatening 110 homes in and around the community of Pack Creek, near Moab, population 5,336.  The fire was also threatening a high voltage line in the area. The National Weather Service had issued High Wind warnings for the area and mandatory evacuations had taken place for approximately 500 people. The fire started on June 9, 2021 and had burned in excess of 1,000 acres.  The authorization makes FEMA funding available to […]

  • Don’t wait! West Virginia Residents Affected by Late February Flooding Should Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance
    by amanda.hancher on June 11, 2021 at 1:55 pm

    Don’t wait! West Virginia Residents Affected by Late February Flooding Should Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance CHARLESTON - If you suffered damage or losses from the Feb. 27 – March 4, 2021 flooding, you have less than six weeks left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for federal disaster assistance. The deadline to register is Monday, July 19, 2021. Individual disaster assistance grants for homeowners and renters are available to eligible residents of Cabell, Kanawha, Mingo and Wayne counties. Here is how to register: Call 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 800-462-7585 Online at DisasterAssistance.gov By downloading the FEMA app FEMA grants do not have to be repaid. FEMA assistance is nontaxable and will not affect eligibility for Social Security, Medicaid or other federal benefits. You should register even if you have insurance. FEMA cannot duplicate insurance payments, but if you have losses insurance doesn’t cover, you may […]

  • FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for the Jacks Valley Fire
    by robert.barker on June 10, 2021 at 2:15 pm

    FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for the Jacks Valley Fire OAKLAND, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of Nevada in combating the Jacks Valley Fire, which is burning in Douglas County. On June 9, the state of Nevada submitted a request for a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) for the Jacks Valley Fire. At the time of the request, the fire threatened approximately 1,000 homes in and around the community of Indian Hills. The fire also threatened 10 businesses, a school, water tanks and high voltage transmission lines. The FEMA regional administrator approved the state’s request on June 9, as the fire threatened to become a major incident. FMAGs provide federal funding for up to 75 percent of eligible firefighting costs. The Disaster Relief Fund provides allowances for FMAGs through FEMA to assist in fighting fires that threaten to cause major disasters. Eligible costs […]

  • Over $706 Million from FEMA to Repair Sports and Recreational Facilities
    by frances.acevedo-pico on June 10, 2021 at 11:47 am

    Over $706 Million from FEMA to Repair Sports and Recreational Facilities GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico — Various sports facilities in Aguadilla, Aibonito, Barranquitas, Carolina and Toa Baja will be repaired thanks to an obligation of nearly $13.3 million in funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Some of these are in the design and planning process, while work in others has already been completed. “In addition to serving as places for personal and family recreation, many of these spaces function as distribution centers, shelters and meeting points in times of disaster. Seeing these projects underway helps to create resilient communities, which in turn gives back that sense of self-sufficiency to our people,” said Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator for Puerto Rico, José G. Baquero. Among the sports facilities that have already completed their repairs is the Germán Rieckehoff Sampayo Sports School in Carolina. Here, funds were allocated to seal […]