2017 Hurricane Season Begins Today!

2017 Hurricane Season Begins Today! Hurricane season is June 1st – November 30th The NOAA climate prediction center is predicting an above average Atlantic hurricane season is most likely for this year. The Atlantic season is likely to produce 11-17 named storms, of which 5-9 are expected to become hurricanes and 2-4 of those are…


May 22-26, 2017 Flood Awareness Week in Texas

On May 6, 2017, Governor Greg Abbott proclaimed May 22-26, 2017 to be Flood Awareness Week in Texas.  The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management would like to encourage you to prepare for all disasters especially those that we can not predict ahead of time, like flash flooding.  Explore the Montgomery County GIS website for floodplain…



Zika Care Connect

  Dear Texas partners, As a valued partner in the Zika response, we want to ensure you are aware that Zika Care Connect launched today. Zika Care Connect is dedicated to improving access to clinical services for families affected by Zika in 10 jurisdictions throughout the United States and its territories at high risk for…


Floodplain Map & How to Buy Flood Insurance Reference Guides

Explore the Montgomery County GIS website for floodplain and property information http://gis.mctx.org. If you need to buy flood insurance now is the time, there is a 30-day wait before coverage becomes effective. FEMA’s how to buy flood insurance is a good reference for questions to ask your agent. https://www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program/How-Buy-Flood-Insurance.