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Hurricane Barry a Reminder to Houstonians: Remain Ready Throughout Hurricane Season

HOUSTON – The City of Houston’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) continues to monitor any impacts on the Houston area from former Hurricane Barry. Showers and thunderstorms are possible Monday. There are currently no watches or warnings in effect for Houston.

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El Huracán Barry Es un Recordatorio para Houston: Permanezcan Listos Durante Toda la Temporada de Huracanes

HOUSTON - La Oficina de Manejo de Emergencias (OEM, por sus siglas en inglés) de la Ciudad de Houston continúa monitoreando cualquier impacto en el área de Houston desde el anterior Huracán Barry. Lluvias y tormentas eléctricas son posibles el lunes. Actualmente no hay relojes o advertencias vigentes para Houston.

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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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