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Williamson County Under Federal Texas Severe Winter Storms Disaster Declaration

Williamson County Under Federal Texas Severe Winter Storms Disaster Declaration 23 February 2021

Williamson County Under Federal Texas Severe Winter Storms Disaster Declaration

Williamson County is one of 77 Texas counties that fall under the federal Texas Severe Winter Storms disaster declaration. County Judge Bill Gravell has terminated our local disaster declaration as we are now covered under the federal declaration. Residents who sustained damage from snow and ice during the winter storms may apply for federal assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). If you have insurance, contact your insurance company first, and then FEMA. Your insurance claim information is needed to determine eligibility for federal assistance. Apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov. A copy of the local terminated disaster declaration can be found here.

Water Distribution Locations and Other Winter Storm Resources Available

Water Distribution Locations and Other Winter Storm Resources Available 22 February 2021

Water Distribution Locations and Other Winter Storm Resources Available

The winter storm had a devastating effect on our region. However, Williamson County neighbors are reaching out to help their neighbors. Click this article for resources available for those impacted by the storm. Please note, some of these resources may vary in availability.  

WilCo Water Brigade Dispatches 5,000 Gallons to Hard Hit Communities

21 February 2021

WilCo Water Brigade Dispatches 5,000 Gallons to Hard Hit Communities

When Williamson County’s Office of Emergency Management learned that no water would be available again today for its communities that have been out of water for days or under a boil water notice, it formed its own water brigade to distribute water. In total, approximately 5,000 gallons of water were distributed. Water distribution sites will be open again on Sunday, February 21. To check locations and schedules, go to the website.

County Judge Bill Gravell Issues Disaster Declaration

County Judge Bill Gravell Issues Disaster Declaration 21 February 2021

County Judge Bill Gravell Issues Disaster Declaration

Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell issued a proclamation declaring a state of disaster for Williamson County on Sunday, February 21, 2021, due to the significant winter weather conditions it experienced and occurrence and ongoing imminent threat of widespread and severe damage, injury and/or loss of life or property. The County Judge and Office of Emergency Management have determined that extraordinary measures must be taken to protect the health, safety and welfare of the County's residents. The state of disaster shall continue for not more than seven days unless continued or renewed by the Commissioners Court. A copy of the proclamation can be found here. 

State to Collect Damage Assessments from Winter Storm

State to Collect Damage Assessments from Winter Storm 20 February 2021

State to Collect Damage Assessments from Winter Storm

Governor Greg Abbott announced a statewide effort to collect damage assessment data for this unprecedented winter storm event. This information is being collected to help officials across the state gain an understanding of damages for individuals throughout Texas.

Please go to the website link to submit your winter storm related damage https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/eb1ab4928205490182896d86783447d3

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