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City crews on standby as severe weather approaches

Published on August 24, 2017 under RRnews

Although there is still uncertainty regarding the exact track of Hurricane Harvey, severe weather could impact our area starting late Friday, Aug. 25, continuing into the weekend and beyond. The primary threats include heavy rain, flooding and strong winds. This storm could be very dangerous, and should be taken seriously and monitored as it gets closer to the Texas coastline.

City crews are on standby to respond to the weather event, if necessary.

Now is the time to ensure you and your household are prepared and to ensure you are able to receive emergency alerts during the storm. Have your family members sign up for emergency alerts by visiting http://bit.ly/WarnCentralTexas. It is also a good idea to download the FEMA app to everyone’s smartphone.

Please visit the following websites for more information on the forecast and how to prepare for emergencies:

If emergency actions, including evacuation or shelter-in-place, are needed, the City and other government organizations will disseminate that information a number of ways. Please monitor the forecast and ensure you have several ways to receive information during the storm.

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Source: City of Round Rock

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