Press Release 5.23.18 – HURRICANE SEASON IS UPON US- ARE YOU PREPARED?

HURRICANE SEASON IS UPON US- ARE YOU PREPARED?

For Immediate Release- May 23, 2018

The start of hurricane season is in 9 days, but we are already seeing active weather patterns move into the Gulf of Mexico. Now is the time to make sure hurricane preparations are complete. For a list of emergency preparedness supplies visit our website www.mctxoem.org.

The National Weather Service is predicting a 60% chance of the tropical disturbance to develop into a tropical cyclone sometime between Friday and Sunday. They believe the impacts from this disturbance will be to the east of the Houston/Galveston/southeast Texas region.

The Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, elected officials and our partners will continue to monitor the conditions and update when necessary.

For help and information on preparing for disasters, download our preparedness app ReadyMCTX to your mobile device. Now is the time to prepare.

To receive emergency alerts to your phone or email from Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management, register at http://www.mc911.org/page/ecd.AlertMCTX. When you are creating your profile, you must check the box next to Share my Smart911 Profile with TX-Montgomery-County-911 to support emergency preparedness.

Stay informed and monitor conditions for Montgomery County and the surrounding area on the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management website www.mctxoem.org, Facebook, or twitter, NOAA Weather Radio, KStar 99.7FM.

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