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Harris County
News Release
Saturday, September 02, 2017

HOUSTON - Under State law, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has issued a mandatory evacuation order for about 4,600 homes already flooded by water in west Houston. The limited mandatory evacuation has been issued ONLY for flooded homes in the following areas:

  • From State Highway 6 east to South Gessner
  • From Interstate Highway 10/Katy Freeway south to Briar Forest

A map of the impacted area is below. If you live in the impacted area and have water in your home, you are being asked to evacuate as soon as possible.

CenterPoint Energy will begin disconnecting power to the flooded homes beginning at 7 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 3.

If you are in the mandatory evacuation area and need assistance, the City of Houston urges you to call 911.

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