Katy, TX News (August 23, 2017) - According to the National Weather Service, tropical storm Harvey has now reformed into a tropical depression and is anticipated to bring 10" - 15" of rainfall to the Texas coast through the weekend beginning on Friday. It's going to be a wet weekend, Katy. Be prepared for every situation with these helpful tips and links.
With flooding, property damage, and personal safety at stake, here are some helpful tips and links to keep you prepared in the event of an emergency.
Katy ISD Inclement Weather Procedures
Who to Follow on Twitter:
National Weather Service - @NWSHouston
City of Katy Office of Emergency Management - @CityofKatyOEM
Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office - @FBCSCO
Harris County OHSEM - @ReadyHarris
Waller County - @wallercountyoem
Katy ISD - @KatyISD
Katy Magazine - @KatyMagazine
Your child's campus Twitter account
Hurricane disaster supply kit:
7-day supply of non-perishable food and manual can opener
7-day minumum supply of water (one gallon per person, per day)
NOAA Weather Radio or battery-operated radio
Restock/ refill necessary medications
Kitchen accessories and cooking utensils
Clean, dry clothing, blankets, and sleeping bags
Photo copies of all necessary ID's insurance, prescriptions, credit cards, and a copy of one utility bill
CD or photo copies or important documents
Pet carriers, leashes, pet food, shot records
Map showing county roads and highways
White distress flag
Toys and games for kids
List of family and emergency phone numbers
Follow the rule, "Turn Around Don't Drown."
Follow National Weather Service at @NWSHouston for updates on Harvey as it develops.
Keep an eye out for storm-related hashtags on Twitter and Facebook to stay up-to-speed on storms as they progress. #HouWX #TXWX #Harvey
Review your area’s hurricane evacuation map every year and watch for traffic updates to make the best decisions if an evacuation is needed.
Remember the evacuation assistance hotline, 2-1-1.
Always obey evacuation orders without hesitation, secure your home before leaving, and take pets with you.
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