Fort Bend County Floodplain Map: https://www.fortbendcountytx.gov/government/departments/county-services/drainage-district/floodplain-map
Fort Bend County Road Closures: https://fbcoem.org/closures-and-outages/road-closures/
HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD WARNING SYSTEM: https://www.hcfcd.org/interactive-mapping-tools/z-09-harris-county-flood-warning-system/
FEMA Flood Ready: https://www.ready.gov/floods
September 19th, 2019:
Important: Message from SW DMT: HQ, SugarLand, ClearLake, Katy & North JKs will be closed tonight 9/19. Principal Jamatkhana will be open. Jamat requested to avoid long travel.
Important: Due to AREA FLOODING/SEE NOTAMS, the George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) was closed as of Sep 19 at 01:30 PM CDT. The date/time when the airport is expected to reopen is Sep 20 at 01:30 PM CDT.
4:00 pm EST: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster Thursday in several counties as heavy rain from Imelda continued to inundate parts of the state. “The State of Texas is working closely with local officials and emergency personnel to provide the resources they need to keep Texans safe from Tropical Storm Imelda,” Abbott said. The disaster declaration includes Brazoria, Chambers, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Orange and San Jacinto counties.
3:40 pm EST: Updated weather reports have announced that heavy rains and flooding from Tropical Depression Imelda has led to an emergency declaration in several southeast Texas counties. Evacuations and flood rescues have been reported in Beaumont, Freeport, and areas of Houston. All metro bus and rail services in Houston have been stopped and officials have advised against all non-essential travel until the storm subsides. As of 13:15 CDT, nearly 79,000 homes and businesses are without electricity, and the outages are likely to continue for some times as crews report it is unsafe for employees to access damages. The Governor of Texas has announced that 13 counties are under a state of emergency and 30-40 inches of rain is expected between Thursday and Friday. George Bush Airport was at full ground stop earlier this morning – flights have resumed however reports indicate that many roads around the airport are flooded and extensive delays continue.
For more information, visit https://focus-usa.org/prepare/floods/
For non-emergency assistance call 1(877)FOCUS59.
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