The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for Harris County and the surrounding counties in the Houston metropolitan area, as tropical storm Harvey continues to strengthen and approach the Texas coast. Over the next several days and throughout the weekend, the Houston metropolitan area is expected to receive significant amounts of rainfall, which may result in widespread flooding. There also is a risk of significant wind and other damage from the storm.
The District’s operator, Environmental Development Partners (EDP), is implementing its emergency preparedness procedures, as necessary, and will continue to monitor the progress of the storm and adjust its procedures accordingly. Please contact EDP at (832) 467-1599 at any time to report issues with District facilities.
Additional information and updates about the storm are available through the following:
- Harris County Joint Information Center
- National Weather Service
- National Hurricane Center
- Harris County Flood Control District Flood Warning System
The District encourages you to review your emergency preparedness plan and to continue to frequently monitor information about the storm as it develops.