June 25-26, 2021 Rain Event: Information on Applying for FEMA Assistance & Filing an Appeal
Click here to file an application for FEMA assistance for the June 25-26, 2021 rain event. The registration deadline for FEMA has been extended to November 12, 2021.
If your FEMA claim has been denied, click here for step-by-step instructions on how to file an appeal with FEMA (scroll down to the “If You are Denied” section). The City is also encouraging residents who need assistance with their claim to visit either of its two Disaster Recovery Centers: Kemeny Recreation Center (2260 S. Fort Street) and The Salvation Army (3000 Conner Street).
You may also qualify for assistance provided by a group of local realtors. Please click here and scroll to the end of this news article for more details.
Severe Weather Alert: September 21, 2021
GLWA Chief Operating Officer, Wastewater Operating Services, Navid Mehram:
SEVERE WEATHER ALERT: GLWA is asking residents to be on high alert and prepared, especially those in low lying areas and those who have previously received flooding, that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting showers through Thursday, with a chance of thunderstorms today and brief heavy rainfall. Please see their forecast here and the National Weather Service’s weather story outlook attached.
According to the NOAA, “potential for heavy rainfall Tuesday afternoon through Thursday. The potential exists for rainfall rates to exceed 1 inch per hour during this timeframe. Total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches will be possible by the end of the event Thursday. A Flash Flood Watch or Flood Watch may eventually be needed.”
The regional system is working as designed and is in dry weather conditions, and currently has capacity to handle the predicted rainfall. In anticipation of the severe weather, GLWA has staffed accordingly.