Hurricanes can pose a variety of threats such as storm surge, high winds, inland flooding, and tornado outbreaks. Prepare before the storm by making a plan, building a kit, and staying informed. … [Read more...] about Be Prepared For Hurricane Threats
Flooding can be the most dangerous part of a storm. NEVER drive through flood waters. 6 inches of moving water is powerful enough to carry away a full grown adult. 12 inches of moving water can carry away a car. 18-24 inches of moving water is enough to carry away most trucks. Turn Around Don't Drown … [Read more...] about Flood Water Safety. Turn Around Don’t Drown.
The Galveston County Business Taskforce is dedicated to building resiliency within the Galveston County business community. … [Read more...] about Galveston County Business Task Force
During a drought you can take measures to keep yourself and your community safe: Trim tree branches from ground to six feet Water yards and shrubs Clear away dead plants and leaves Place ladders and trellises away from rooftop Safely store fuel and flammables Mow grass to two inches Remember your fire triangle. Fire needs heat, oxygen, … [Read more...] about Drought Safety Tips
Galveston County Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) Scott Tafuri participated in today's panel discussion on hurricane preparedness hosted by the League City Chamber of Commerce and moderated by KHOU11 meteorologist Chita Craft. Scott Tafuri stressed the importance of making a plan, building a kit, and staying informed. EMC for … [Read more...] about League City Chamber of Commerce Hurricane Preparedness Panel