Galveston County is home to the only National Weather Service Office in North America that is co-located with an Office of Emergency Management. For the most accurate and up to date information on tropical weather, please go to:
Galveston County continues to monitor the potential tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico. The track of this potential storm is still unknown but now is the time to start preparing you and your family should the storm impact Galveston County.
Summertime in Texas means hot weather, sometimes even extreme hot weather. It’s important to take the necessary precautions to stay safe during these times of extreme heat.
Here are a couple of tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe and cool during this summer’s hot weather:
You can find additional information and tips about preparing for extreme heat at www.ready.gov/heat. Follow the official Galveston County Facebook page @GalvestonCounty as well as other reputable local news sources to stay up to date on weather related issues and warnings this summer.
The Bayport Channel Collision Unified Command has setup a number of resources for the public to contact for questions regarding air monitoring, health safety, and other information involving the Bayport Channel Collision that occurred yesterday in Galveston Bay:
Informational website at https://bayport-response.com/
24-Hour hotline: 281-757-3017
24-Hour claims hotline: 1-800-241-9010 The Galveston County Health District has also setup a call center for health related questions and information. This number is 409-938-7221.
1353 FM 646 Rd West, Suite 201
Dickinson, TX 77539