FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for August 17, 2021

National Current Ops / Monitoring – August 16-17, 2021

New Significant Incidents / Ongoing Ops: 

• Wildfires – Western U.S.
• Tropical Depression Fred – FINAL
• Tropical Storm Grace

Hazard Monitoring:
• Critical fire weather – Central Great Basin
• Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – Central Great Basin, much of the eastern U.S.
• Severe thunderstorms possible – Southern Appalachians
Tropical Activity
• Atlantic:
   ○ Tropical Depression Fred – FINAL
   ○ Tropical Storm Grace
   ○ Tropical Storm Henri
• Eastern Pacific:
   ○ Hurricane Linda (CAT 2)
• Western Pacific:
   ○ Remnants of 16W – FINAL

Disaster Declaration Activity:
• Declaration Request – Missouri
• Emergency Declaration Approved – Florida
• FMAGs Approved – Washington and California

Event Monitoring:
 •  No significant scheduled activity