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Caroline Haskins filed this request with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States of America.
Tracking #

DOC-NOAA-2019-002188

Status
Completed

Communications

From: Caroline Haskins

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Media reports imply that there are documents relevant to the public interest regarding Hurricane Dorian and its probability/improbability of striking Alabama. (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/06/us/politics/trump-alabama-dorian.html?module=inline)

Therefore, I hereby request the following documents:

All electronic communications—including emails, slack messages, emails, draft statements, and text messages—between the following parties:
- NOAA and representatives from FEMA. Only include emails that mention “Alabama.”
- NOAA and representatives from the Alabama Office of the Governor.
- NOAA and representatives from the Alabama Secretary of State.
- NOAA and University of Alabama employees (domain: ua.edu) mentioning “hurricane” or “Dorian.”
- NOAA and representatives from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency.
- NOAA and representatives from the National Weather Service mentioning “Alabama.”
- NOAA and representatives from the Birmingham, Alabama NWS office mentioning “hurricane” or “Dorian.”

Please limit the date range for this query between September 1, 2019 and the time that this request is processed. If this date range provides an excessive burden, please limit the date range from September 1 to September 8, 2019.

Please include any attachments in said emails, including images and documents.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. It will be used in the course of reporting for Motherboard, VICE’s science and technology website (www.motherboard.vice.com). Therefore, I ask that all fees are waived in the processing of this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Caroline Haskins

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=DOC-NOAA-2019-002188&type=request)

* Tracking Number: DOC-NOAA-2019-002188
* Requester Name: Caroline Haskins
* Date Submitted: 09/11/2019
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
Please See attachment for description

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request DOC-NOAA-2019-002188 has been fully granted.

* Fee Waiver Original Justification:
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. It will be used in the course of reporting for Motherboard, VICE’s science and technology website (www.motherboard.vice.com). Therefore, I ask that all fees are waived in the processing of this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
* Fee Waiver Disposition Reason:
N/A

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Greetings,

Please see attached for FOIA Acknowledgement Letter DOC-NOAA-2019-002188.

Kindly,
Rashada Jenkins
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*Rashada Jenkins, MPS*
NOAA, National Weather Service
Management & Organization Division
Telework: Monday & Thursday
(301) 427.6936

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Please see attached letter. Thank you.

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The first interim release is complete and you can access the records at the following link: https://www.noaa.gov/ . Please see attachment. (https://www.noaa.gov/hurricane-dorian-related-records) hurricane-dorian-related- records

  • First Dorian Interim FAL (11.05.19) Signed MHG issued through FO

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

DOC-NOAA-2019-002188 has been approved for an interim release.

Records were released to the public as a result of this request. You may retrieve these records immediately using the following link: View Records Over the next 2 hours, these records are also being added to FOIAonline's search pages, further enabling you to retrieve these documents associated with your FOIA request at any time. (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=DOC-NOAA-2019-002188&type=request)

Please see the attached documents.

Thank you.

NOAA FOIA Office

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

DOC-NOAA-2019-002188 has been approved for an interim release.
Records were released to the public as a result of this request. You may retrieve these records immediately using the following link: Over the next 2 hours, these records are also being added to FOIAonline's search pages, further enabling you to retrieve these documents associated with your FOIA request at any time. View Records (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=DOC-NOAA-2019-002188&type=request)

  • Other-20200131151607-3rd Dorian Interim FAL (1.30.2020)_Final (1)

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

DOC-NOAA-2019-002188 has been approved for an interim release.

Records were released to the public as a result of this request. You may retrieve these records immediately using the following link: View Records Over the next 2 hours, these records are also being added to FOIAonline's search pages, further enabling you to retrieve these documents associated with your FOIA request at any time. (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=DOC-NOAA-2019-002188&type=request)

Please see the attached letter.

Thank you,

NOAA FOIA Office

  • Other-20200228073234-4th Dorian Interim FAL (2.27.2020) mhg

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Please see the attached letter.
Thank you,
NOAA FOIA Office

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Please see the attached letter.
Thank you,
NOAA FOIA Office

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Please see attached letter.
Thank you,
NOAA FOIA Office

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

DOC-NOAA-2019-002188 has been processed with the following final disposition: Partial Grant/Partial Denial.

Records were released to the public as a result of this request. You may retrieve these records immediately using the following link: View Records Over the next 2 hours, these records are also being added to FOIAonline's search pages, further enabling you to retrieve these documents associated with your FOIA request at any time. (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=DOC-NOAA-2019-002188&type=request)

Please see attachtment.

Thank you,

NOAA FOIA Office

  • Other-20200701141644-8th Dorian Interim FAL (06.30.2020) mhg (1)

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