The HOUSTON area is expecting freezing conditions tonight into early Tuesday with low temperatures near or below freezing for much of the region. A Freeze Warning is in effect from midnight to 8AM Tuesday. Protect sensitive outdoor vegetation.
Zeta is making its way into the Gulf of Mexico now, where it is expected to restrengthen into a hurricane. Locally, the storm is mainly expected to increase winds and seas over the coastal Gulf waters. Here's the latest from @NHC_Atlantic pic.twitter.com/QdR0XlswtX
— NWS Houston (@NWSHouston) October 27, 2020
Emergency managers along the Jersey Shore are trying to prepare for the challenges of testing and social distancing if the shore needs to evacuate for a hurricane during the coronavirus pandemic. In Galveston County, Texas, they’ve had to do it twice this year. Meteorologist Joe Martucci talks with Scott Tafuri, Emergency Management Coordinator for the county, and a Jersey native, on their experiences.
Making an emergency plan for you and your family is essential to preparing for the Hurricane Season. An effective plan answers the following questions:
More information about creating an hurricane preparedness plan can be found by visiting www.ready.gov/hurricanes.
Make a plan, build a kit and stay informed this hurricane season. For the most current and up to date information, follow the official Galveston County social media accounts, @GalvestonCountyTx.
Galveston County Office of Emergency Management
1353 FM 646 Rd West
Dickinson, TX 77539
Mon – Fri: 8am – 5pm
(Closed Weekends & Holidays)
TO REPORT AFTER-HOURS INCIDENTS:
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