• Statewide Severe Weather & Sevier County Wildfire

    Thursday, March 31, 2022 | 01:00pm

    A severe storm front that impacted the entire state Wednesday has moved out of Tennessee and left behind cooler temps, mostly cloudy to partly cloudy skies, and calmer winds in the middle and west regions. A very high risk of fire remains in East Tennessee where high winds and dry conditions in Sevier County quickly caused the expansion of a wildfire in the county’s Wears Valley. The wildfire itself led Sevier County officials to issue a series of mandatory evacuation orders Wednesday afternoon that eventually covered an area of 11,000 residential addresses.

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  • Statewide Severe Weather & Sevier County Wildfire

    Thursday, March 31, 2022 | 07:51am

    The potential for widespread severe weather impacts diminished this evening as the storm system moved through Middle Tennessee and crossed the Cumberland Plateau into East Tennessee. A State of Emergency remains in place in Tennessee with the State Emergency Operations Center in Nashville staffing overnight with Emergency Service Coordinators from many State agencies and departments, and non-governmental organizations, supporting local efforts for both the severe storm and wildfires.

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  • Statewide Severe Weather & Sevier County Wildfire

    Wednesday, March 30, 2022 | 08:10pm

    Tennessee is currently experiencing a statewide severe weather threat that is: 1) causing tornado watches and warnings to be issued in the western part of the state; 2) making possible another round of severe weather impacts in the middle region; and, 3) contributing to the creation and spread of wildfires in the east.

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  • PUBLIC NOTICE FEMA 4645-DR-TN

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022 | 09:58am

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by the Severe Winter Storm occurring February 3, 2022 through February 4, 2022. This notice applies to the Public Assistance (PA) and Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs implemented under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 5121- 5207.

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  • Gov. Lee Requests Federal Relief for February Ice Storm

    Thursday, March 03, 2022 | 06:49pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is asking for a Major Disaster Declaration today from President Joe Biden to assist seven counties in their recovery from the severe winter storm that impacted the west and middle regions of the state on Feb. 3, and Feb. 4, 2022.

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  • PUBLIC NOTICE FEMA 4637-DR-TN

    Thursday, February 10, 2022 | 10:39am

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by the Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes occurring December 10, 2021 through December 11, 2021. This notice applies to the Public Assistance (PA), Individual Assistance (IA), and Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs implemented under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 5121- 5207.

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  • TEMA FLASH REPORT #1 February Ice Storm

    Thursday, February 03, 2022 | 05:00pm

    CURRENT SITUATION Tennessee is experiencing dual weather hazards today with a system that began with heavy rainfall, and a threat of flash flooding, slowly becoming a freezing rain event with the hazards of power outages and worsening travel conditions.

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  • PUBLIC NOTICE FEMA 4637-DR-TN

    Thursday, January 20, 2022 | 09:12am

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by the Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes occurring December 10, 2021 through December 11, 2021. This notice applies to the Individual Assistance (IA), and Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs implemented under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 5121- 5207.

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