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Flash Flood Watch Through Wednesday Afternoon, Tropical Storm Warning Issued for far Southeast Houston; Emisión de Flash Flood Watch Hasta el Miércoles por la Tarde

The City of Houston’s Office of Emergency Management is monitoring Tropical Storm Imelda as it is expected to bring heavy rainfall to our region Tuesday through Thursday, with a potential for flash flooding.

La Oficina de Manejo de Emergencias de la Ciudad de Houston está monitoreando una perturbación tropical en el noroeste del Golfo de México que se espera que traiga fuertes lluvias a nuestra región de martes a jueves, con el potencial de inundaciones repentinas.

Extreme Heat | Tips to Stay Cool

When the heat index rises above 108F for two days, the National Weather Service may issue a Heat Advisory.

The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it really feels when relative humidity is factored in with the actual air temperature.  This is better explained as what the heat "feels like" rather than the actual temperature outside.

Steer Clear of Flood Prone Roadways During Periods of Heavy Rainfall

The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) urges residents and visitors to avoid Houston roadways during periods of prolonged or intense rainfall.

Would You Need Help in a Disaster? Register for Assistance Online or by Phone

The State of Texas Emergency Assistance Register (STEAR) provides residents an opportunity to register for assistance in the event of a disaster.

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