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Severe Weather Possible this Weekend

April 24, 2015 | 3:00 pm

The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in Nashville will step up to Level IV-Elevated, as of 3:00 p.m., CDT, on Friday, April 24, 2015 given the potential for severe weather this weekend in Middle and East Tennessee. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville predicts strong to severe thunderstorms late Friday night through Saturday afternoon [...]

SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Private NonProfit Organizations in Tennessee

April 13, 2015 | 9:10 am

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNPs) that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low interest rate disaster loans. These loans are available following the Presidential disaster declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by a severe winter storm and [...]

Tennessee Among Four States for National EAS Test Wednesday

March 17, 2015 | 3:54 pm

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with state and tribal emergency managers and state broadcasting associations, will conduct a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. The test will begin at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) [...]