FEMA Operations Brief for Nov 26, 2013

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Federal Emergency Management Agency Operations Briefing for Tuesday, November 26, 2013

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  • 1. •Daily Operations Briefing Tuesday, November 26, 2013 8:30 a.m. EST 1
  • 2. Significant Activity: Nov 25 – 26 Significant Events: • Winter Storm – Southern Plains to Northeast Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Tropical cyclone activity not expected next 48 hours • Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected next 48 hours • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Wed night • Western Pacific – No activity threatening U.S. territories Significant Weather: • Slight risk of severe thunderstorms – Southeast and Carolina coast • Sleet/freezing rain possible – Southern Appalachians to upstate New York • Flash flooding possible – Tennessee Valley to Mid-Atlantic • Heavy snow possible – Tennessee Valley to Northeast • Critical Fire Weather Areas/Red Flag Warnings: None • Space Weather: No space weather storms observed or predicted Earthquake Activity: None Declaration Activity: Major Disaster Declaration request – Illinois 2
  • 3. Winter Storm – Southern Plains (FINAL) November 24-25: • Winter storm that moved across Southern Plains is exiting the region • Conditions have begun to improve Impacts: • No structural impacts reported in NM and TX • 4,331 (peak 50,745) customers remain without power in TX; sporadic outages elsewhere • All interstates and US highways open • 3-8 unconfirmed storm-related fatalities (open source) Response: • All SEOCs at Normal Ops • FEMA Region VI remains at Watch/Steady State • 1 shelter open in TX w/ no occupants • No shortfalls and no requests for FEMA assistance 3
  • 4. Winter Storm – Northeast Situation: • Storm system that rapidly developed along central Gulf Coast now tracking into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Impacts: • Moderate to heavy rain - Southeast to Mid-Atlantic and Northeast • 2-4 inches of accumulation expected across entire region • Localized flash flooding possible from Tennessee Valley to Mid-Atlantic • Sleet/freezing rain (accumulations up to ¼ inch) forecast along the Appalachians to upstate New York • Snowfall is excess of 6 inches expected from Tennessee/Ohio valleys to northern New England http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/pwpf/wwd_accum_ probs.php?fpd=24&ptype=icez&amt=1&day=1&fty pe=probabilities Response: • VA EOC activated to Level III (Increased Readiness) • MD EOC activated to Level III (On Alert) • FEMA Regions I, II, III, and IV will continue to monitor • No shortfalls and no requests for FEMA assistance 4
  • 5. Atlantic – Tropical Outlook Updates at 1:00 am/pm and 7:00 am/pm EDT 5
  • 6. Eastern Pacific – Tropical Outlook http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/gtwo_epac.shtml This product is updated at approximately 5 AM, 11 AM, 5 PM, and 11 PM PDT from May 15 to November 30. Special outlooks may be issued as conditions warrant. 6
  • 7. Central Pacific – Tropical Outlook http://www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl/cphc/ This product is updated at approximately 5 AM, 11 AM, 5 PM, and 11 PM PDT from May 15 to November 30. Special outlooks may be issued as conditions warrant. 7
  • 8. National Weather Forecast http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/noaa/noaad1.pdf 8
  • 9. Active Watches/Warnings http://www.nws.noaa.gov/largemap.php 9
  • 10. Precipitation Forecast – 3 Day Day 1 http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/day1-3.shtml Day 2 Day 3 10
  • 11. Total Snow Forecast http://www.erh.noaa.gov/btv/gis/images/CONUS_Snow.png 11
  • 12. Total Ice Accumulation Forecast http://www.erh.noaa.gov/btv/gis/images/CONUS_Ice.png 12
  • 13. River Forecast – 7 Day 13
  • 14. Convective Outlooks Days 1 – 3 Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 14
  • 15. Critical Fire Weather Areas Days 1 – 8 Day 1 Day 2 Day 3-8 15
  • 16. Space Weather Past 24 Hours Current Next 24 Hours Space Weather Activity: None None None • Geomagnetic Storms None None None • Solar Radiation Storms None None None • Radio Blackouts None None None NOAA Scales Activity (Range: 1/minor to 5/extreme) HF Communication Impact http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/drapglobal.html Sunspot Activity http://spaceweather.com/ 19
  • 17. Disaster Requests & Declarations Requests Declaration Requests in Process APPROVED (since last report) 3 NE – DR Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Winter Storms, and Flooding Rosebud Sioux Tribe – DR (Appeal) Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding IL – DR Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes Date Requested 0 Requests DENIED (since last report) 0 November 13, 2013 October 29, 2013 November 25, 2013 23
  • 18. Major Disaster Declaration Request - IL November 25, 2013 • Major Disaster Declaration Request for State of Illinois • For severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes that occurred November 17, 2013 • Requesting: • Individual Assistance for 15 counties • Direct federal assistance • Hazard Mitigation statewide = Requested counties 24
  • 19. Joint Preliminary Damage Assessments Number of Counties Requested Complete Region State / Location Event IA/PA V IL Severe Storms and Tornadoes November 17-18, 2013 IA 15 4 11/21-TBD PA 15 0 12/2-TBD V IN Severe Storms and Tornadoes November 17-18, 2013 IA 1 0 11/25-11/27 Start – End 27
  • 20. Open Field Offices as of November 26, 2013 28
  • 21. OFDC Cadre Member Status Federal Coordinating Officer Total Deployed Detailed Not Available Available 40 26 1 2 11 Cadre Status Total Available Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Type 4 11* 1 5 2 3 * All Type 1 FCOs are available unless deployed to a Level 1 event Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator Total Deployed Assigned Available 9 6 4 Status 2 As of: 11/22/2013 29
  • 22. MCOV Fleet / Deployment Status MCOV FLEET STATUS Location Units Assigned Available Deployed FMC Committed MERS Maynard 3 3 MERS Frederick 8 MERS Thomasville MCOV DISASTER SUPPORT DEPLOYMENTS OPCON En Route Unit Prep 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sacramento 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 55 50 4 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 PMC Unavailable 0 0 0 8 0 0 14 13 1 DC Ft Worth 20 16 MERS Denver 2 MERS Bothell Units in route for turn-in included in above totals. Fully Mission Capable Partially Mission Capable Non-Mission Capable Total Not Deployed 1 DR-State DR-4145-CO TOTAL Open Request Notes: 0 54 0 1 51 Data as of: 11/25/13 @ 1500 30
  • 23. IA Registration Statistics IA Registrations and IHP Amounts as of November 25, 2013 @ 1500 DR/EM # - State Registrations Approved Applicants Total HA Approved Total ONA Approved Total IHP Approved 4145 - CO Totals 24 hour change 27,586 27,586 +33 16,181 16,181 +8 $50,944,563 $50,944,563 +$137,598 $4,245,505 $4,245,505 +$10,465 $55,190,068 $55,190,068 +$148,064 NPSC Call Data for November 24, 2013 Total Calls Answered (Help Line + Registration Intake) 296 Average time to answer call Maximum / Minimum time to answer a call 12 seconds 15 seconds / 10 seconds 31
  • 24. Housing Inspection Statistics Inspection Data as of November 25, 2013 @ 1500 DR #-State Inspectors Inspections Assigned Inspections Completed Inspection % Complete Turnaround Time (Days) 4145 - CO 11 25,202 25,092 99.56% 2.3 TOTAL 11 25,202 25,092 99.56% 2.3 24 hour change 0 +33 +29 -0.02% -0.0 32
  • 25. IMAT Status National Teams Team Status Status Team East Blue/White/ Red Team CO Status West Regional Teams Team Status Team Status Team Status SD Region I Region V Region VIII Region II Region VI-1 Region IX-1 Region III PA Region IV-2 NM Region IX-2 Region VII Region IV-1 Region VI-2 KS Region X NC = Available/Mission Capable = Available/Partially Mission Capable = Assigned/Deployed = Not Mission Capable 35
  • 26. Urban Search & Rescue INCIDENT SUPPORT TEAMS (Red-White-Blue) – Monthly On Call Rotation JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN WEST JUL AUG SEP OCT CENTRAL NOV DEC EAST Team Status Team Status Team Status CA-TF1 Available AZ-TF1 Available FL-TF1 Available CA-TF2 Available CO-TF1 Available FL-TF2 Available CA-TF3 Available IN-TF1 Available MA-TF1 Available CA-TF4 Available MO-TF1 Available MD-TF1 Available CA-TF5 Available NE-TF1 Available NY-TF1 Available CA-TF6 Available NM-TF1 Conditional PA-TF1 Available CA-TF7 Available NV-TF1 Conditional VA-TF1 Available CA-TF8 Available TN-TF1 Available VA-TF2 Available WA-TF1 Available TX-TF1 Available OH-TF1 Available UT-TF1 Available = Available/Mission Capable = Available/Partially Mission Capable = Assigned/Deployed = Out-of-Service 36
  • 27. RRCC / Regional Watch Center Status Region RRCC Regional Watch Center I Not Activated Maynard MOC (24/7) II Not Activated 24/7 III Not Activated 24/7 IV Not Activated 24/7 V Level III 24/7 VI Not Activated Denton MOC (24/7) VII Not Activated 24/7 VIII Not Activated Denver MOC (24/7) IX Not Activated 24/7 X Not Activated Bothell MOC (24/7) = Not Mission Capable = Available/Partially Mission Capable = Available/Mission Capable 37
  • 28. National Team Status Team/Status Current Location Remarks National Watch Center Washington, DC Watch/Steady State NRCC Washington, DC Not Activated HLT Miami, FL Activated DEST Washington, DC Not Activated Mission Capable Partially Mission Capable Not Mission Capable 38
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