Hurricane Season 2022 is off to a brisk start with three areas of interest in the Atlantic. Although there are no threats to Galveston County at this time, we will continue to work closely with our partners at the National Weather Service and National Hurricane Center.
Many will be heading out on the water this summer, ensure you stay safe while boating by following these tips.
You can also visit https://uscgboating.org/ for federal regulations and https://tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/boat/laws/ for regulations for the state of Texas.
– Wear a life jacket
– Carry a small signal mirror
– Check the weather forecast
– Take water and wear sunscreen
– Tell others where you are going
– Head to shore if conditions worsen
With the temperatures rising it is important to stay safe this summer.
Follow these tips for a safe time in the sun.
-Drink plenty of water. Ensure you, your loved ones, and your pets have plenty of water.
-Wear sunscreen. Even if it maybe cloudy, UV rays are still coming through.
-Move outdoor activities to cooler parts of the day. Check your hourly forecast and plan your day accordingly.
-Check on your neighbors and those at risk or the elderly.
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Saharan dust will be blowing in this weekend. This could irritate those with allergies and those with respiratory conditions. The dust should blow through quickly and the remaining particles washed away by rain predicted Tuesday.