Press Release – Tropical Disturbance Update 5.24.18

For Immediate Release- May 24, 2018

The National Weather Service believes that there is a 70% chance of the tropical disturbance in the Yucatan will develop into a tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours. This disturbance is still predicted to impact 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.

Prepare now for what the 2018 hurricane season could have in store for us. For more information on disaster preparedness, and emergency supply lists, visit our website

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

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