FEMA Operations Brief for Feb 20, 2014

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Published on February 20, 2014

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Federal Emergency Management Agency Operations Briefing for Thursday, February 20, 2014

Presented by Homeland Security Jobs HQ at http://homelandsecurityjobshq.com

•Daily Operations Briefing •Thursday, February 20, 2014 8:30 a.m. EST

Significant Activity: February 19 – 20 Significant Events: No significant activity Significant Weather: • Severe thunderstorms – Ohio Valley to central Gulf Coast • Freezing rain – Great Lakes to New England • Heavy snow & blizzard conditions – Upper Midwest • Heavy rain, flooding & flash flooding – Ohio Valley • Red Flag Warnings: TX, NM & CO • Critical/Elevated Fire Weather Areas: NM, TX, OK, KS, & CA • Space Weather: Past 24 hours – moderate: G2 geomagnetic storms, S1 solar radiation storms & R1 radio blackouts occurred; next 24 hours – moderate: G2 geomagnetic storms & S1 solar radiation storms predicted Declaration Activity: None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity FEMA Readiness: No significant activity

Joint Preliminary Damage Assessments Region State / Location Event IA/PA IV GA Winter Storm Feb 11-13, 2014 IV SC V VI Number of Counties Start – End Requested Complete PA 24 (+9) 7 2/18 – TBD Winter Storm Feb 11-13, 2014 PA 19 0 2/19 - TBD IN Winter Storm Jan 4-7, 2014 PA 43 0 2/10 – TBD LA Winter Storm Jan 28-30, 2014 PA 28 0 2/18 – TBD

Open Field Offices as of February 20, 2014

National Weather Forecast

Active Watches/Warnings http://www.nws.noaa.gov/largemap.php

Precipitation Forecast – 3 Day Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

River Forecast – 7 Day http://water.weather.gov/ahps/forecasts.php

Convective Outlooks Day 1 Day 1 http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/ Tornado Wind Hail

Convective Outlooks Days 1 – 3 Day 1 Day 2 http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/ Day 3

Critical Fire Weather Areas Days 1 – 8 Day 1 Day 2 Day 3-8

Hazard Outlook: February 22 – 26 http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/threats/threats_ie.php

Space Weather (Range: 1/minor to 5/extreme) Past 24 Hours Current Next 24 Hours Space Weather Activity: Moderate Moderate Moderate • Geomagnetic Storms G2 G2 G2 • Solar Radiation Storms S1 S1 S1 • Radio Blackouts R1 R1 None NOAA Scales Activity HF Communication Impact http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/drap/global.html Sunspot Activity http://spaceweather.com/

FEMA Readiness – Deployable Teams/Assets Deployable Teams/Assets Resource Status Total Available Partially Available Not Available Deployed Activated FCO 41 20 49% N/A 2 9 5 56% 0 0 4 US&R National IMAT 28 3 26 3 92% 100% 2 0 0 0 0 Rating Criterion OFDC Readiness: FCO Green Yellow Type 1 3+ 2 Type 2 4+ 3 Type 3 4 3 19 FDRC Comments FDRC • NV-TF1 (Yellow/Conditional) • NM-TF1 (Yellow/Conditional) • • • • 3 2 Red 1 2 2 1 Green = Available/FMC Yellow = Available/PMC Red = Out-of-Service Blue = Assigned/Deployed • Green: 3 avail • Yellow: 1 avail • Red: 0 avail Individual N-IMAT red if 50% of Section Chiefs and/or Team Leader is unavailable for deployment. 0 Regional IMAT 13 5 38% 0 3 5 • Teams deployed to: TX, OK, SC, CA, GA • Region V & X personnel shortages • Region VII: personnel shortages & equip MCOV 55 44 80% 0 11 0 • 12 not available – transitioning/upgrade to new satellite system • Green: > 6 avail • Yellow: 4 -6 teams available • Red: > 8 teams deployed/unavailable R-IMAT also red if TL Ops/Log Chief is unavailable and has no qualified replacement. • • • • Green = Available/FMC Yellow = Available/PMC Red = Out-of-Service Blue = Assigned/Deployed

FEMA Readiness – National/Regional Teams National/Regional Teams Resource Status Total Available Partially Available Not Available Deployed/ Activated NWC 5 5 100% 0 0 6 369 94% 0 0 Not Activated HLT 1 1 100% 0 0 Not Activated Rating Criterion 24/7 NRCC Comments DEST Not Activated RRCCs 10 10 100% 0 0 Not Activated RWCs/MOCs 10 10 100% 0 0 24/7 • Green = FMC • Yellow = PMC • Red = NMC

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