FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for August 31, 2020

National Current Operations & Monitoring

Significant Incidents or Threats:
•  Tropical Cyclone Laura – Response / Recovery
•  Severe Weather possible – Southern Plains and Middle/Lower Mississippi valleys
•  Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding possible – Southern Plains, Middle/Lower Mississippi valleys, and Mid-Atlantic
•  Critical Fire Weather – Western U.S
•  COVID-19

Tropical Activity:
•  Atlantic:
   ○  Disturbance 1: High (80%)
   ○  Disturbance 2: High (70%)
   ○  Disturbance 3: Low (30%)
   ○  Disturbance 4: Low (10%)
•  Eastern Pacific:
Disturbance 1: Low (30%)
•  Central Pacific: No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five days
•  Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests

Declaration Activity:
•  Amendment No. 1 to FEMA-4559-DR-LA