Region IX - Situational Report - 5-20-09

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Good Afternoon, This is Casey De Shong at the FEMA Region IX Office in Oakland, California. Today is Wednesday, May 20, 2009. Given the recent earthquake activity in Los Angeles, are you prepared? Good EQ preparedness information can be found at FEMAs website at: www.fema.gov/hazard/earthquake No significant events to report today. Weather wise: AZ A Hazardous Weather Outlook for Northwest AZ today and tonight as isolated to scattered thunderstorms develop today. These storms will produce little rainfall, but will have the potential to produce very gusty winds. CA A Hazardous Weather Outlook for portions of Extreme Southern CA today and tonight due to isolated thunderstorms in the mountains and deserts. Storms will likely be high based with little measurable precipitation, but possible dry lightning. HI A Wind Advisory for Big Island summits is in effect until noon today with West winds of 20 to 35 mph with possible higher gusts. NV A Hazardous Weather Outlook for Southern NV today and tonight as isolated to scattered thunderstorms develop today. These storms will produce little rainfall, but will have the potential to produce very gusty winds. 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 It is intended for FEMA stakeholders and not for publication. Thank you for listening.
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