Region IX - Situational Report 5-19-09
Good Morning, This is Casey De Shong at the FEMA Region IX Office in Oakland, California. Today is Tuesday, May 19, 2009. Here are the items we are watching today: AZ- There will be a slight chance of thunderstorms today and tonight with a better chance over the higher terrain of south-central Arizona. CA- Gale Warning for the Central and Northern Coastal region, Lake wind advisories for the Tahoe and Sierra Nevada lakes area. NV ��� The National Weather Service has issued a RED FLAG warning for dry lightning...which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 11 pm PDT this evening. Warning extends through most of southern Nevada. AZ: A FEMA Fire Management Assistance Grant was approved last night for the Mule Pass Fire Arizona (Mule Pass Fire) in Bisbee (Cochise County), Arizona. The Jesusita fire, Santa Barbara County, California is now 100% contained. This concludes todays report. Just a reminder, the information presented here is for your your information only. It is intended for FEMA stakeholders and not for publication. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 510-627-7100. Thank you for listening.