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Fort Bend County
Non-Emergency Offices to Close for Memorial Day; Weekend Weather Forecast of Rain & High Heat
News Release
Friday, May 25, 2018

All non-emergency City offices will be closed on Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day. This includes:
  • City Hall, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
  • Inspections & Permits, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
  • Municipal Court, 3845 Cartwright Rd.
  • Animal Services, 1923 Scanlin Rd.

The Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr., will be open for business from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. The City Centre at Quail Valley and Quail Valley Golf Course, 2880 La Quinta Dr., will be open for regular business hours, 6:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Residents who participate in the Municipal Solid Waste & Recycling Program will receive regular service from WCA Waste Corp. To ensure pickup, citizens are encouraged to set garbage and recyclable materials out by 7 a.m. For assistance, residents may contact WCA at 281.403.5800.

Currently, a broad area of low pressure is located over Mexico's eastern Yucatan Peninsula and is headed for the U.S. Gulf Coast. As of the National Weather Service's current projections, Texas will not likely be impacted by this storm directly, but thunderstorms and light flooding may occur throughout the Memorial Day weekend.

Remember: Turn Around, Don't Drown. Avoid traveling through flooded areas, and keep your streets clear of vehicles and debris to protect your vehicle, keep our drainage system clean and allow safe passage for our Public Safety and Works vehicles.

Also, residents are reminded that the 2018 Hurricane Season starts in six days and, if disaster strikes, Missouri City's Emergency Operations Center is ready to respond. In the meantime, residents and businesses in Fort Bend and Harris Counties are encouraged to sign up to receive emergency alerts and to learn how to prepare supply kits and stock up on necessary items such as non-perishable food, water, flashlights, batteries, radios, first-aid kits, cell phones, chargers, maps and important documents. Residents may also sign up for Emergency Management alerts via Twitter.com/MissouriCityEM.

Visit www.missouricityready.com to learn more: http://bit.ly/2Lr0ufH.

Warmer than normal afternoon temperatures are expected to continue through the next week. Near-record heat is expected early next week, with heat index values in the low to mid 100s.

Because of how early in the year this heat is occurring, the National Weather Service is urging residents to take precautions for heat illness. Missouri City officials encourage residents to take precautions by:

  • Taking frequent breaks if working outdoors;
  • Wearing lightweight and loose-fitting clothing. Avoid dark clothing as it absorbs the sun's rays;
  • Drinking plenty of water;
  • Checking the backseat of your vehicle for children and pets before exiting;
  • Checking on family members, friends or neighbors who do not access to air conditioning or may be affected by the heat;
  • Checking on the elderly, those with special needs and others who may be more susceptible to the heat; and
  • Checking on outdoor pets and animals to ensure they have access to shaded areas, have access to water and are not impacted by the heat.

For more information about Missouri City, please watch the City website: www.missouricitytx.gov, like us on Facebook-fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat-@MissouriCityTX and watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T U-verse).  





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