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Harris County Homeland Security & Emergency Management
News Release
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy Making Landfall Later Tonight Near Texas/Louisiana Border,
Stay Informed

What is the danger?

A Tropical Storm Warning is still in effect for Harris County. According to the National Weather Service, Tropical Storm Cindy will make landfall near the Sabine River, along the Texas/Louisiana border, after midnight tonight. Areas near the coast are now feeling the impacts of Tropical Storm Cindy.

Tropical Storm Cindy could bring 1-3 inches of rain to eastern Harris County. Areas west of I-45 may remain dry. However, isolated higher rainfall rates are possible.



What you need to do:

Harris County residents should continue to monitor local media and the National Weather Service for the latest forecasts.

Areas to the east of Harris County should be prepared for minor flooding and power outages due to strong winds. Residents are encouraged to check forecast before heading out on Thursday morning.

Remember, street flooding or deep water ponding may occur during this event. Stay out of the water. The vast majority of severe weather deaths are due to flooding. Driving, walking, or swimming in flooded streets, bayous, and streams can lead to certain death. Stay aware: Turn Around, Don’t Drown!  


Where you can learn more:

·         Forecasts: National Weather Service Houston-Galveston

·         Flood Safety: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

·         Local Road Conditions:Houston Transtar

·         State Road Conditions:

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