Hurricane Season is upon us and if a storm strikes, Missouri City is ready to respond.
To weather a disaster, our first responders encourage you to plan and prepare before a hurricane or tornado hits so that you’ll be able to protect your family. Now is the time 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 secure important documents. Emergency management officials also encourage residents to:
And, for the following types of severe weather, experts offer some safety tips:
Officials also stress the importance of keeping a list of informational resources for reference. A recommended list for Missouri City residents includes:
To receive updates and alerts on flood safety and other emergency management issues, visit www.MissouriCityReady.com, the City’s official emergency management website. News about current flood updates and road closures is available in real-time via @MissouriCityEM on Twitter and fb/MissouriCityTX on Facebook.
For more information about Missouri City, please watch the City website: www.missouricitytx.gov, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter and Instagram—@MissouriCityTX and watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T U-verse).