Author: Alert team

Disaster Alert October 21, 2019 Source: The Weather Channel Additional Resource: KDFW FOX 4 (Confirmed tornado causes damages in North Dallas, surrounding areas) Approximate locations sustaining home damage: Texas – Dallas (Dallas County)* *Click city name to access associated ZIP code list – Richardson (Dallas, Collin counties, 75080, 75081, 75082, 75083, 75085) – Rockwall (Rockwall County, 75032, 75087) – Sachse...

Updated 10/20/19: The Weather Channel published a report outlining tornadic activity spawned by Tropical Storm Nestor in portions of Central Florida. Florida Homes Damaged by Nestor Tornadoes Before Storm Moves Into Georgia (full report) Additional approximate locations sustaining home damage: Florida – Cape Coral (Lee County, 33904, 33909, 33914, 33990, 33991, 33993) – Mt. Tabor...

FEMA Alert Update October 17, 2019 FEMA issued an update to a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in Wisconsin affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that took place July 18-20, 2019. The following county is eligible for assistance: Public Assistance Marinette   FEMA Release: Wisconsin Severe Storms,...

FEMA Alert Update October 17, 2019 FEMA issued an update to a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in North Carolina affected by Hurricane Dorian from September 1 to September 9, 2019. The following counties are eligible for assistance: Public Assistance Beaufort Camden Columbus Greene Hoke Lenoir Onslow Pasquotank Perquimans Pitt Robeson Wayne North Carolina Hurricane Dorian (DR-4465 Amendment 1) FEMA Declared Disaster...

Industry Alert October 10, 2019 Source: CFR Looking back at the years preceding the 2008 financial crisis, a critical warning sign was the surging gap between the growth in home prices and household income—as can be seen in the main graphic above. When income fails to keep pace with...

Certificates Investor Update October 11, 2019 Source: MHA Black Knight is making updates to its signature for all new GlobalSign intermediate SSL certificates. What is the impact for users of the HAMP Reporting Tool? To ensure continued access to Black Knight products without issue, Black Knight recommends that you download and install...

Industry Update October 11, 2019 Source: CFPB WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) today announced that it will establish a taskforce to examine ways to harmonize and modernize federal consumer financial laws. The Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law will examine the existing legal and regulatory environment facing consumers...

Updated 10/14/19: The California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has created a incident map tracking the latest active wildfires around the state. Incident Map Active Incident Summary (abbreviated): Saddleridge Fire – Containment: 43% – Acres Burned: 7,965 Sandalwood Fire – Containment: 94% – Acres Burned: 1,011 Updated 10/14/19: KNBC 4 published a report...

  Disaster Alert October 17, 2019 Source: FOX News An area of disturbed weather over the southwest Gulf of Mexico is forecast to strengthen over the warm waters, potentially impacting the northern Gulf Coast of the U.S. as a tropical storm by the weekend, according to forecasters. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Thursday the system,...

Disaster Alert October 17, 2019 Source: The Weather Channel Approximate locations sustaining possible home damage (downed trees): Massachusetts – Danvers (Essex County, 01923, 01937) – Duxbury (Plymouth County, 02050, 02331, 02332) At a Glance Trees and power lines were downed in at least seven states. Schools were closed in many areas. A man was injured when...