Join us on March 27th from 6:30 – 8:30 PM at the Galveston County Office of Emergency Management located at 1353 FM 646 W; Dickinson, TX 77539. The National Weather Service will be presenting FloodAware Seminar.
On Saturday, February 9th, the Galveston County Community Emergency Response Team competed with CERT teams from around the State in the Cert Rodeo. The annual event, held in Humble, allows the trained volunteers to exercise the skills learned in the Community Emergency Response Training. If you are interested in finding out more about this valuable free training, go to: GCCERT
The Four Ps of Winter Preparedness!
Protect People – Make sure that everyone is warm, especially the elderly and anyone who may have access and functional needs.
Protect Pets – Keep your pets indoors during cold weather or provide them with a warm shelter.
Protect Pipes – Cover and insulate exterior pipes and faucets to protect them from freezing temperatures.
Protect Plants – Cover plants before sunset or bring them inside for warmth.
FREE SKYWARN® training will be held at the Galveston County Office of Emergency Management located at 1353 FM 646- Suite 201; Dickinson, on March 2, 2109 from 10-12.
The National Weather Service encourages anyone with an interest in public service to join the SKYWARN® program. Volunteers include police and fire personnel, dispatchers, EMS workers, public utility workers and other concerned private citizens. Individuals affiliated with hospitals, schools, churches and nursing homes or who have a responsibility for protecting others are also encouraged to become a spotter. Ready to learn more? Attend our Galveston County SKYWARN course. Training is free and typically lasts about 2 hours.
Basics of thunderstorm development
Fundamentals of storm structure
Identifying potential severe weather features
Information to report
How to report information
Basic severe weather safety