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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.
Tuesday, May 7th – Build a Kit
BUILD A KIT – Just having enough supplies to make it through a hurricane isn’t enough. You need plenty to make it through what could be a long recovery period too. Prepare for AT LEAST one week. For more information visit www.gcoem.org or www.ready.gov/hurricanes.
Monday, May 6th – Make a Plan
Take some time this week – Hurricane Preparedness Week – to make sure you have a hurricane evacuation plan. Think now, about where you’d go and how you’d get there if you’re told to evacuate. Put the plan in writing for you and those you care about. For more information, visit www.gcoem.org or www.ready.gov/hurricanes .