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Flood Awareness Week

May 21, 2018

Governor Greg Abbott has proclaimed the week of May 21-25, 2018, as Flood Awareness Week.

The Texas Floodplain Management’s Association (TFMA) is encouraging everyone to “Wear Blue” on Wednesday, May 23 in support of Flood Awareness.

Texas leads the nation in flash flood fatalities. Lets “Wear Blue” to remember those who have drowned, and to remember how dangerous flood waters can become in Texas.

Texas leads the nation in flash flood fatalities. At least 278 people perished in Texas between 1996 and 2016 according to the National Centers for Environmental Information Storm Data.

Please remember to report any unsafe conditions to EHSRM.