Press Release – Tropical Wave Decreases in Development – Expect a Wet Weekend

Tropical Wave Decreases in Development – Expect a Wet Weekend

June 14, 2018

The National Weather Service has decreased the chances of the tropical wave developing into a tropical storm to a 10% chance. If development does occur it will most likely be Saturday night through Sunday.

Montgomery County residents can expect heavy and intense rainfall of rates more than 2 inches per hour. These thunderstorms are expected to be slow moving, which could cause some street flooding, flooding in low lying areas, and areas prone to flooding. When street flooding occurs always use caution when driving. Turn Around, Don’t Drown!

The Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and its partners will continue to monitor and update on the progress and conditions of this tropical wave.

Take this time to finalize you hurricane preparations and check your emergency supply kit for expired food, batteries or medication. For help and information on preparing for disasters, download our new 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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