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Severe Weather Expected | City of Houston Monitoring the Potential for Flooding

Severe Weather Expected | City of Houston Monitoring the Potential for Flooding

The City of Houston is monitoring the potential for heavy rain which may result in flash and roadway flooding. Ahead of the storm, the City of Houston has pre-staged barricades at 50 locations throughout the City to assist law enforcement in closing flooded areas. These locations can be found in...

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Looking for Storm Recovery Information?

Looking for Storm Recovery Information?

The City of Houston is currently working to assist those affected by floods in May and October. Please visit for information on how you can get and give help.

Concerned about Zika Virus?

Concerned about Zika Virus?

For information from the Houston Health Department on helping to stop Zika Virus, visit

Houston Transtar Traffic Information

During periods of severe weather, Houston Transtar maintains information on road closures and impacts due to ice on the region's freeways. For information on current conditions, visit the Houston Transtar page on our site

State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry

[Image: Hurricane Icon] Do you know how you would evacuate your neighborhood during an emergency? If you are without adequate transportation to evacuate yourself, consider registering online for the Transportation Assistance Registry. Registration is fast, easy and helps the City of Houston ...

Emergency Alerts on Your Mobile Phone

When severe weather strikes, the effects can be widespread and may be injury or death. With this in mind, a new system will make receiving life-saving emergency weather alerts easier. The National Weather Service (NWS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Federal Communication...

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The City of Houston Emergency Information Center is your resource for up-to-the-minute emergency information.

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Office of Emergency Management
5320 North Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX 77091
Help & Information: 311 (713-837-0311)
Emergency: 911

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