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 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.