FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for August 18, 2020

Significant Activity – Aug 17-18, 2020

National Current Operations & Monitoring

Significant Incidents or Threats:
•  Isolated to Scattered Dry Thunderstorms – Central Great Basin to Northern Plains
•  Wildland Fires
•  COVID-19

Tropical Activity:
  Atlantic:
   ○  Disturbance 1: Medium (60%)
   ○  Disturbance 2: High (90%)
•  Eastern Pacific:
   ○  Tropical Cyclone Genevieve (CAT 3)
   ○  Disturbance 1: Low (10%)
   ○  Disturbance 2: Low (20%)
•  Central Pacific:
   ○  Disturbance 1: Low (30%)
   ○  Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests

Declaration Activity:
•  Major Disaster Declaration Approved – Iowa
•  FMAGs Approved – WA (1) & CA (2)