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Color LOGO small636691838875950213The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) assists Williamson County in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters.  The OEM works year-round with City Departments, regional emergency management and public safety officials, and elected officials to develop a plan to lessen the impact of disasters on County residents. OEM Staff comes from various backgrounds and specializations, and work together in the four areas of emergency management: preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.

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Residents Urged to Sign up for Alerts, Watch for Flooding

  • 25 August 2017
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 7584
Residents Urged to Sign up for Alerts, Watch for Flooding

Williamson County remains in a Flash Flood Watch until Wednesday evening. The National Weather Service predicts the rain will continue for at least the next 24 hours. Residents are asked to remain weather aware. Check for closed roads at www.atxfloods.com in the Central Texas area and check road conditions across Texas at www.drivetexas.org. Never drive through water flowing over a roadway. Turn around, don’t drown.

Register to receive local alerts by voice, text, or email at WarnCentralTexas.org. Closely monitor weather conditions with a NOAA weather radio or through local media.

Residents living along a waterway or in or near a flood plan should be prepared to evacuate if water levels continue to rise. Make a plan at https://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan.

If shelters are opened for local flooding, information will be posted on the American Red Cross website at http://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter. To let family and friends know that you are safe or to find loved ones who have evacuated, check the American Red Cross website at safeandwell.org.

Report power outages to Oncor on their website http://stormcenter.oncor.com/external/default.html

Trails in Berry Springs Park and Preserve are closed Sunday due to high wind advisory and potential for fallen limbs. The wind advisory is in effect until 4 p.m. Winds are anticipated to be in the 25-35 mph range. To report trees or limbs down on county roads, call 512-864-8282, option 1, option 1. Portions of the Brushy Creek Regional Trail by Brushy Creek Lake Park and Brushy Creek Sports Park are closed due to flooding. Do not walk through flooded paths.

To find local resources in Williamson County, visit wilco.org/communityresources.

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