The previous zone has no developed into Tropical Storm Karl. There is no expected impact to Galveston County at this time. The storm is predicted to stay a tropical storm and should begin to move to the southwest Thursday. This could produce flash flooding in the Isthmus of Tehauntepec and southern Sierra Madre as it moves further south into Mexico. Galveston County Emergency Management and the National Weather Service will continue to monitor the storm.
Hurricane Season is 49 days from ending, but storms are still forming. You should be prepared before the storm. Make a plan, build a kit, and stay informed. All of these practices can help in many types of emergencies, not just hurricanes. Follow us on twitter @galvcountyoem and the National Weather Service @NWSHouston.