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The City of Houston and Harris County have been included in a Tropical Storm Watch. Walker County is not included at this time, and the storm system will continue to be tracked by the National Weather Service and local emergency management personnel.
The release below contains lots of practical information about preparing for the weather that comes with tropical storms, and links to other preparation sources.
Please follow the City of Huntsville on social media and visit our preparedness web page at www.HuntsvilleTX.gov/ReadyHuntsville to be sure you, your family, and your pets are ready for whatever heads our way!
The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is monitoring the potential for impacts from a potential tropical cyclone over the next few days. Tropical storms can bring heavy rain, flash flooding, strong winds, storm surges, and power outages.The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for Harris County and the City of Houston.This means we may see tropical storm conditions with winds of 39 to 73 mph to arrive in our area within the next 48 hours.
Although the exact track and intensity of this system is uncertain - it is important for Houston residents to pay close attention to changing conditions and begin preparations.
During these types of situations, rumors and misinformation can be everywhere. That’s why it is important to seek out official information from trusted sources. This includes: