Local State of Disaster TS Harvey 2017

County Judge Hebert Declares Local State of Disaster: Tropical Storm Harvey

County Judge Fort Bend County, TX

Robert E. Hebert Fort Bend County Judge Phone (281) 341-8608 www.fortbendcountynews.info

For Immediate Release

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – At 9AM this morning, August 24, 2017, County Judge Bob Hebert declared a local state of disaster in Fort Bend County in anticipation of the effects of the rapidly strengthening Tropical Storm Harvey. Judge Hebert stated, “This declaration initiates a full range of preparation efforts for Harvey, which is now expected to make landfall as a Cat 2 Hurricane with sustained winds of 105mph and gusts to 125mph! This is a dangerous storm and I urge all citizens to be prepared to protect themselves and their loved ones who might need assistance as the storm approaches.”


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