Storm and Flood Resources

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 Frequently Asked Questions, as well as a wealth of resources from various agencies serving the Gulf Coast region.

flood with street sign

For life-threatening emergencies - call 911

Shenandoah Police Department - (281) 367-8952

South Montgomery County Fire Dept. - (281) 363-3473

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Storm Tracker App

NOAA's free Storm Tracker app provides real-time radar images, severe weather alerts, and accurate weather forecasts.

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

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.

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