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FEMA REGION V MORNING BRIEFING

Date: 06-23-2019

 

REGION V OPERATIONS STATUS:

  • RRCC: Normal Operations
  • RWC: Steady State
  • IMAT: Deployed (4447-DR-OH)
  • DCE: Available
  • LNO: Available

 

REGION V SEOC STATUS:

  • Illinois: Partial Activation (Flooding)
  • Indiana: Normal Operations
  • Michigan Normal Operations
  • Minnesota: Normal Operations
  • Ohio: Normal Operations (Assessment and Monitoring)
  • Wisconsin: Normal Operations

 

NATIONAL TERRORISM ADVISORY SYSTEM (DHS): Bulletin (01/19 - 07/18/2019)

 

NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Nothing significant to report.

 

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER (NWSSPCWPC):

  • Today: Storms are expected across much of the Region today, where a Marginal to Slight Risk of severe weather will exist over southern Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and western Ohio. Furthermore, a Marginal to Slight Risk of excessive rainfall will be present over much of Minnesota, western and southern Wisconsin, Illinois, and western Indiana. Hazards include damaging winds, large hail, and flash flooding. Likely impacts include difficult roadway travel, flight delays and cancellations, and minor damage to homes and other structures. The threat of severe storm development will be greatest from late morning into the early evening; heavy rainfall will continue into the overnight hours.
  • Tomorrow: Storms are expected across most of the Region again tomorrow, bringing a Marginal to Slight Risk of severe weather to much of Indiana, and Ohio; and a Marginal Risk of excessive rainfall to parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Ohio. Hazards include damaging winds, large hail, and flash flooding. Likely impacts include difficult roadway travel, flight delays and cancellations, and minor damage to homes and other structures. The threat will be greatest tomorrow afternoon and evening.
  • Looking Forward: Storms are expected across most of the Region again on Tuesday, bringing a Marginal Risk of severe weather to parts of northern Illinois. Hazards include damaging winds and large hail. The threat will be greatest Tuesday evening.

 

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK (AHPS): Flood Warnings, Watches, and Advisories, remain active along rivers across the Region, and flood waters continue to impact roads, bridges, homes, other structures in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

 

Illinois Rivers

 

County, State

 

River,

Location

 

Current

 

Trend

 

Crest

 

Forecast

 

Notes/Forecasted Impacts

 

Jersey

Illinois

 

Mississippi,

Grafton

 

MAJ

 

 

MAJ

6/25

 

MOD

6/28

 

Flooded roads, businesses

 

Randolph,Illinois

 

Mississippi,Chester

 

MAJ

 

▼/▲

 

MAJ

6/27

 

MOD

7/1

 

Flooded roads, businesses, correctional center facilities

 

Alexander,Illinois

 

Mississippi,Cape Girardeau

 

MAJ

 

 

MAJ

6/7

 

MOD

6/29

 

Flooding of roads, agricultural land

 

Brown,

Illinois

 

Illinois,

La Grange

 

MOD

 

 

MAJ

6/26

 

MAJ

 

Flooded roads, businesses, roads, low lying areas

 

Calhoun,

Illinois

 

Illinois,

Hardin

 

MAJ

 

 

MAJ

6/26

 

MAJ

 

Flooded roads, businesses, roads, low lying areas

 

St. Clair,

Illinois

 

Kaskaskia,

New Athens

 

MAJ

 

 

MAJ

 

MAJ

 

Flooded park land, parking

 



FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK (SPCWFAS): Nothing significant to report

 

PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS:

State

 

Event

 

Type

 

Requested

 

Completed

 

Start/End

 

Ohio

 

Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Landslides

May 27-29, 2019

 

PA

 

6

 

0

 

June 25 - 27, 2019

 
                                           

 

 

DISASTER DECLARATION REQUESTS AND APPEALS:

  • On June 10, 2019, the Governor of Michigan requested a Major Disaster Declaration as a result of a severe flooding due to heavy rainfall on April 30, 2019. The Governor is requesting Individual Assistance for one (1) county, and Hazard Mitigation statewide. The request is in progress.

 

DISASTER DECLARATIONS:

  • FEMA-4447-DR-OH. On June 18, 2019, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Ohio as a result of severe storms, straight-line winds, tornados, flooding, and landslides during the period May 27-29, 2019. It provides Individual Assistance for ten counties and Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steve Johnson.
  • FEMA-4442-DR-MN: On June 12, 2019, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Minnesota as a result of severe winter storm, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of March 12 – April 28, 2019. It provides Public Assistance for fifty (50) counties and five (5) tribal governments, as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is John F. Boyle.

   Amendment #1: On June 13, 2019, FCO was changed to John F. Boyle

  • FEMA-4424-DR-OH: On April 8, 2019, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Ohio as a result of flooding, landslides and severe storms during the period of February 5-13, 2019. It provides Public Assistance for 20 counties as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steven Johnson.

   Amendment #1: On April 30, 2019, one (1) county added for Public Assistance

  • FEMA-4414-DR-MN: On February 1, 2019, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Minnesota as a result of severe storms and flooding during the period of October 9-11, 2018. It provides Public Assistance for one (1) county, as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is John F. Boyle.

   Amendment #1: On June 13, 2019, FCO was changed to John F. Boyle

  • FEMA-4402-DR-WI: On October 18, 2018, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Wisconsin as a result of severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, flooding and landslides during the period August 17- September 14. It provides Individual Assistance for eight (8) counties and Public Assistance for fourteen (14), as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steven Johnson.

   Amendment #1: On November 1, 2018, one county added for Individual Assistance

  • FEMA-4390-DR-MN: On September 5, 2018, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Minnesota as a result of severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period June 15-July 11. It provides Public Assistance for twenty-seven (27) counties and three (3) tribal governments, as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is John F. Boyle.

   Amendment #1: On November 2, 2018, incident period extended to July 12

   Amendment #2: On November 2, 2018, one (1) county added for Public Assistance

   Amendment #3: On June 13, 2019, FCO was changed to John F. Boyle

  • FEMA-4383-DR-WI: On August 10, 2018, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Wisconsin for severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding that occurred during the period of June 15-19, 2018. It provides PA for six (6) counties and Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steven Johnson.

   Amendment #1: On September 7, 2018, FCO was changed to Steven Johnson

 

TRAINING:

  • June 25-27: National THIRA/SPR Technical Assistance Workshop, Region V, Chicago, IL
  • Aug 26-29: L0580 Emergency Management Framework for Tribal Governments, Harbor Springs MI
  • Sep 3-6: L0580 Emergency Management Framework for Tribal Governments, Shelbyville, MI
  • Sep 19-20: L0552 COOP for Tribal Governments, Onamia, MN

 

EXERCISES:

  • Jul 30: Dresden REPEX (Partial Participation): Morris, IL
  • Aug 5-9: Vigilant Guard, Functional Exercise, Columbus, OH
  • Aug 13-15: Region V Training & Exercise Planning Workshop 2019 Toledo, OH
  • Aug 26-29: National Mass Care Exercise 19; Springfield, IL
  • Aug 27: DC Cook REPEX (Ingestion Pathway); Stevensville, MI
  • Sep 10: Monticello REPEX (Full Participation); Monticello, MN
  • Oct 29: Byron REPEX (Partial Participation); Byron, IL

 

FEMA REGION V OVERNIGHT SITUATIONAL AWARENESS REPORT (OSAR)

Date: 06-23-2019

 

REGION V OPERATIONS STATUS:

  • RRCC: Normal Operations
  • RWC: Steady State
  • IMAT: Deployed (4447-DR-OH)
  • DCE: Available
  • LNO: Available

 

REGION V SEOC STATUS:

  • Illinois: Partial Activation (Flooding)
  • Indiana: Normal Operations
  • Michigan Normal Operations
  • Minnesota: Normal Operations
  • Ohio: Normal Operations (Assessment and Monitoring)
  • Wisconsin: Normal Operations

 

NATIONAL TERRORISM ADVISORY SYSTEM (DHS): Bulletin (01/19 - 07/18/2019)

 

NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Nothing significant to report.

 

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER (NWSSPCWPC):

 

  • Today: Marginal to Slight Risk of severe weather is forecast across Illinois, Indiana, western Ohio, southeastern Wisconsin, and southwestern Lower Michigan today. The primary hazards are damaging winds and large hail, with a Marginal to Slight threat of flash flooding for Illinois, Indiana, southwestern Lower Michigan, western Upper Michigan, eastern Minnesota, most of Wisconsin.

 

  • Monday: A Marginal to Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms is forecast across Ohio, eastern Indiana, and southeastern Lower Michigan. The main concerns are damaging winds and large hail. There is also a Marginal threat of flash flooding forecast for Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, eastern Minnesota, and northwestern Illinois.

 

  • Tuesday: Marginal Risk of severe weather is forecast for northern Illinois, with large hail and isolated damaging wind gusts expected to be the major threats.

 

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK (AHPS): Flood Warnings, Watches, and Advisories, remain active along rivers across the Region, and flood waters continue to impact roads, bridges, homes, other structures in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

 

Illinois Rivers

County, State

River,

Location

Current

Trend

Crest

Forecast

Notes/Forecasted Impacts

Jersey

Illinois

Mississippi,

Grafton

MAJ

MAJ

6/25

MOD

6/28

Flooded roads, businesses

Randolph,Illinois

Mississippi,Chester

MAJ

▼/▲

MAJ

6/27

MOD

7/1

Flooded roads, businesses, correctional center facilities

Alexander,Illinois

 

Mississippi,Cape Girardeau

 

MAJ

 

 

MAJ

6/7

 

MOD

6/29

 

Flooding of roads, agricultural land

 

Brown,

Illinois

 

Illinois,

La Grange

 

MOD

 

 

MAJ

6/26

 

MAJ

 

Flooded roads, businesses, roads, low lying areas

 

Calhoun,

Illinois

 

Illinois,

Hardin

 

MAJ

 

 

MAJ

6/26

 

MAJ

 

Flooded roads, businesses, roads, low lying areas

 

St. Clair,

Illinois

 

Kaskaskia,

New Athens

 

MAJ

 

 

MAJ

 

MAJ

 

Flooded park land, parking

 



FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK (SPCWFAS): Nothing significant to report

 

PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS:

State

Event

Type

Requested

Completed

Start/End

Ohio

Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Landslides

May 27-29, 2019

PA

6

0

June 25 - 27, 2019

                     

 

 

DISASTER DECLARATION REQUESTS AND APPEALS:

  • On June 10, 2019, the Governor of Michigan requested a Major Disaster Declaration as a result of a severe flooding due to heavy rainfall on April 30, 2019. The Governor is requesting Individual Assistance for one (1) county, and Hazard Mitigation statewide. The request is in progress.

 

DISASTER DECLARATIONS:

  • FEMA-4447-DR-OH. On June 18, 2019, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Ohio as a result of severe storms, straight-line winds, tornados, flooding, and landslides during the period May 27-29, 2019. It provides Individual Assistance for ten counties and Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steve Johnson.
  • FEMA-4442-DR-MN: On June 12, 2019, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Minnesota as a result of severe winter storm, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of March 12 – April 28, 2019. It provides Public Assistance for fifty (50) counties and five (5) tribal governments, as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is John F. Boyle.

   Amendment #1: On June 13, 2019, FCO was changed to John F. Boyle

  • FEMA-4424-DR-OH: On April 8, 2019, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Ohio as a result of flooding, landslides and severe storms during the period of February 5-13, 2019. It provides Public Assistance for 20 counties as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steven Johnson.

   Amendment #1: On April 30, 2019, one (1) county added for Public Assistance

  • FEMA-4414-DR-MN: On February 1, 2019, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Minnesota as a result of severe storms and flooding during the period of October 9-11, 2018. It provides Public Assistance for one (1) county, as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is John F. Boyle.

   Amendment #1: On June 13, 2019, FCO was changed to John F. Boyle

  • FEMA-4402-DR-WI: On October 18, 2018, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Wisconsin as a result of severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, flooding and landslides during the period August 17- September 14. It provides Individual Assistance for eight (8) counties and Public Assistance for fourteen (14), as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steven Johnson.

   Amendment #1: On November 1, 2018, one county added for Individual Assistance

  • FEMA-4390-DR-MN: On September 5, 2018, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Minnesota as a result of severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period June 15-July 11. It provides Public Assistance for twenty-seven (27) counties and three (3) tribal governments, as well as Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is John F. Boyle.

   Amendment #1: On November 2, 2018, incident period extended to July 12

   Amendment #2: On November 2, 2018, one (1) county added for Public Assistance

   Amendment #3: On June 13, 2019, FCO was changed to John F. Boyle

  • FEMA-4383-DR-WI: On August 10, 2018, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Wisconsin for severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding that occurred during the period of June 15-19, 2018. It provides PA for six (6) counties and Hazard Mitigation statewide. The FCO is Steven Johnson.

   Amendment #1: On September 7, 2018, FCO was changed to Steven Johnson

 
FEMA SITUATION STATUS UPDATES

INCIDENT REPORT: Illinois- Flooding-05022019- Update #54

 

INCIDENT OCCURRENCE DATE/TIME: Thursday, May 02, 2019, 1200 CDT

 

INCIDENT REPORT DATE/TIMEFriday, June 21, 2019, 0400 CDT

 

LOCATION: Multiple Counties, Illinois

 

INCIDENT SUMMARY: Heavy rain this spring has resulted in major river flooding across Illinois, especially along the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. Flood waters have impacted agricultural land, low-lying roads, and localized homes and other structures. The Governor of Illinois issued a disaster proclamation for 36 counties (addition of Knox and Henry county). The Illinois SEOC remains at Partial Activation. On June 4, the Nutwood Levee (Calhoun Co.) breached, with overtopping reported at over 40 locations. No imminent life/safety issues have been identified, and no impacts to critical infrastructure are expected. There is no request for FEMA assistance.

 

·      State Disaster Declaration(s): Gubernatorial declaration for 36 counties (On June 20, 2019, Knox and Henry counties were added)

·      FEMA WebEOC Incident: R05 Flooding IL 05-02-2019

·      Injuries: Six (6) reported (IEMA 13JUNE2019)

·      Fatalities: One (1) reported (IEMA SITREP 17JUNE2019)

·      Evacuations: No new evacuations reported in the last 24 hours (SEOC COP June 20, 2019)

·      Power Outages: No significant outages

·      Shelters: None (SEOC COP June 20, 2019)

·      CIKR and Other Impacts:

  Public Health and Medical: Nothing new to report

  Water and Wastewater Treatment: All facilities are operational

  Transportation: Numerous local and state roads, bridges, and ferries remain closed. Complete list available via IDOT.

o  Calhoun and Green Counties: The Kampsville Ferry has reopened, with some limitations/restrictions. (IEMA)

o  Calhoun County: IL DOT closed the Joe Page Bridge due to flooding along IL-100 near Hardin (IEMA)

o  Illinois River: Closures from Liverpool to Grafton (mile marker 128.9 - 10) and on the Mississippi River from Gladstone to St. Louis (410.4-179) and from St. Louis to Chester (179-109).

·      Levee Status Update (USACE/IEMA):

  Mississippi River Levees:

o  Columbia Levee (Monroe County): Flood fighting ongoing; sand boils continue to develop throughout the area and are being monitored and controlled. Voluntary evacuation issued. (IEMA 18 JUNE 2019)

o  Harrisonville/Stringtown/Ft. Charles Levee (Monroe and Randolph Counties): Flood fighting ongoing. Holding steady; efforts to control boils were successful. Voluntary were evacuations issued. (IEMA 18 JUNE 2019)

o  Prairie Du Rocher/Edgar Lake System (Randolph County): Flood fighting ongoing. Holding steady; efforts to control boils were successful. (IEMA 18 JUNE2019)

o  Grand Tower/Degonia Levee (Jackson County): Monitoring for levee slides, sink holes, under seepage, and gravity drain infrastructure. (IEMA 18 JUNE2019)

o  Big Five Levee (Alexander and Union Counties): Flood fighting is ongoing on Preston and Clear Creek; 42 ING assisting East Cape Girardeau. (IEMA 20 JUNE2019)

  Illinois River Levees:

o  Bluffdale Farms Levee (Greene County): Overtopped and completely inundated; no flood fighting ongoing. No anticipated impacts to infrastructure or public safety. (IEMA 18 JUNE2019)

o  Hardin/Nutwood Levee (Calhoun and Jersey Counties): Breached/Overtopped; Nutwood town levee breached and water began to slowly fill up behind levee. Water has inundated parts of town and three (3) homes have been flooded. (IEMA JUNE 20, 2019)

 

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER (NWSSPCWPC): Periodic thunderstorms are forecast to resume today (Friday) through Tuesday. There is a Marginal to Slight risk of severe thunderstorms Friday into Saturday, where damaging winds are expected to be the primary hazards, isolated hail and tornadic activity is also possible. Total rainfall through the next seven days will likely be an additional 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts. Impacts to the rivers from this rain remain uncertain, but some slowed falls or renewed rises could develop, especially on smaller rivers and tributaries to the larger main stem rivers.

 

RIVER FORECASTSFlood Warnings remain active along the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers. These include the Rock, Big Muddy, Kaskaskia, and Ohio Rivers.

  • Mississippi River: The river is expected to fall below major flood stage at Grafton and St. Louis by Friday, and at Cape Girardeau this weekend. River levels continue to generally fall, with some brief reversal of this trend due to recent rain. (SEOC COP June 20, 2019)
  • Illinois River: Major flooding is ongoing at Hardin until further notice. (SEOC COP June 20, 2019)
  • Kaskaskia River: Major flooding is ongoing at New Athens until further notice. The river has crested and is in a slow fall. (SEOC COP June 20, 2019)

 

STATE/LOCAL RESPONSE: The Illinois SEOC remains at Partial Activation (daily; 0800-1700 CDT). A State Unified Area Command (SUAC) is activated in Winchester (Scott County).

·      IEMA has mobilized a Joint Quick Reactionary Task Force in Alexander County to assist with emergency flood fight operations in communities along the Mississippi River. This Task Force will be stationed in East Cape Girardeau 24/7 and will be able to support evacuations, if needed, in the region. IEMA currently has task forces established in Hardin, Jerseyville, Valmeyer and now East Cape Girardeau. (IEMA Press Release 13 JUNE2019)

  • Effective Jun 20, 2019, SUAC Commander approved the demobilization/disengagement of resources based on mission requirements and approval from the SEOC Director. (SEOC COP June 20, 2019)

 

FEDERAL RESPONSE: The FEMA Region V RRCC is at Normal Operations. The RWC is at Normal Operations. The RWC will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as required.

 

SOURCE OF INFORMATIONSPCDOE, IEMA, USACE, NWS, ARC