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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) [...]

State of Emergency Ends in Tennessee at 4 p.m, CST, on 3/6/15

March 6, 2015 | 3:54 pm

This is TEMA’s update to indicate the State Emergency Operations Center has stepped down to a Level IV-Elevated activation. This ends the State of Emergency in Tennessee, effective at 4 p.m., CST, on Friday, March 6, 2015. The information below includes a region-by-region update as well as a timeline of the progression of our activation [...]

TEMA’s 11 a.m., CST, Update on Tennessee’s State of Emergency 3/6/15

March 6, 2015 | 11:06 am

This is TEMA’s 11 a.m., CST, update on Tennessee’s State of Emergency. We have an additional confirmed fatality from Hamilton County this morning, bringing our total fatalities from this weather system to four. We are watching some flooding issues in Gibson and Claiborne counties. Otherwise, we do not have any reports of unmet needs in [...]