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Harris County Homeland Security & Emergency Management
News Release
Monday, July 31, 2017

Tropical Storm Emily Forms, Not a Threat to Texas

What is the danger?

Tropical Storm Emily has formed in the Atlantic.  It is the fifth named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Emily does not pose a threat to the Texas Gulf Coast.

What you need to do:

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) reminds residents that hurricane season runs through November 30th and everyone should have a plan for tropical weather. Storms can quickly form in the Gulf of Mexico with little to no warning. Click here for preparedness information and to sign up for Harris County Alerts.

HCOHSEM's ReadyHarris mobile app puts the power to build a personalized preparedness plan in the palm of your hand. The free app is available for both Apple and Android devices. 

Where you can learn more:

·         Forecasts:

National Weather Service Houston-Galveston

·         Flood Safety: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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