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Office of Emergency Services Update 5pm August 25

-August 2017+


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Posted by Laureen Chernow Friday, August 25, 2017 5:36:00 PM Categories: Press Releases

Hays County Office of Emergency Services Update


Hays County is now under a Tropical Storm Warning. Hurricane Harvey remains unpredictable, but the NWS says to expect very heavy rainfall over the next several days and tropical storm winds of 40-50mph with gusts up to 60mph. Rainfall is expected to be heaviest east of I-35 – possibly “catastrophic” according to the NWS – but all of Hays County is expected to be affected.

Take warnings seriously. Please stay tuned to media who are providing National Weather Service updates.

Make sure moveable objects outside are in a safe place, or they could become projectiles. Bring pets inside. If you see water over the road, turn around, don’t drown. 

Hays County and jurisdictions within Hays County have been preparing for this event for several days and are monitoring the situation closely. Emergency information is at www.HaysInformed.com. If you haven’t already, sign up for emergency alerts for addresses you choose at www.WarnCentralTexas.org. These alerts can be sent by voice, text or email to devices you register from local officials. Your information will not be shared with any other organization.