Powerful thunderstorms, hurricanes, and flooding are a fact of life in the Houston area. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey was the third “500-year flood” to impact the area in 3 years.
Who do you reach out to for assistance when rain events such as these impact you and your family?
Below you will find a list of resources from various agencies serving the Gulf Coast region.
For life-threatening emergencies - call 911
Shenandoah Police Department - (281) 367-8952
South Montgomery County Fire Dept. - (281) 363-3473
Harris County Flood Warning System
The HCFWS website provides data from flood gauges throughout Harris County. Users can also sign up for emergency alerts.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region VI
"Helping people before, during, and after disasters."
FRC 800 North Loop 288
Denton, TX 76209-3698
FEMA's free app enables users to receive real-time alerts from the National Weather Service, as well as providing information on emergency shelters and disaster recovery centers.
American Red Cross - Gulf Coast Region
The Texas Gulf Coast Region provides life-saving services to more than 9 million people in cities such as Corpus Christi, Beaumont, Harlingen and Houston.
2700 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX, 77098
San Jacinto River Authority
The Flood Management Division’s primary functions include: developing short-term and long-term regional flood management strategies within the Authority’s portion of the San Jacinto River Basin; building partnerships with federal, state, and local government entities; identifying funding sources and opportunities; and coordinating, collaborating, and potentially partnering with other flood management entities throughout the entire San Jacinto River basin.
The homepage shows current conditions on Lake Conroe.
Houston TranStar leverages the resources of multiple agencies to provide transportation and emergency management services to the Greater Houston Region.
USGS Data for Spring Creek near Spring, TX
The Water Data page of the US Geologic Survey website provides many different real-time data points for Spring Creek, including gage height, discharge rate, and temperature.