This could be the call that saves a life. Will you be answering your phone?
The Emergency Notification System was created to notify citizens of local emergencies that occur day or night. A new system has been implemented to more efficiently and effectively reach our citizens.
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As cleanup remains ongoing from Hurricane Harvey, we are asking that citizens report flooding or storm damage. Below is information for citizens on how to report damages within the area of Brazos County that they live in.
Brazos County (Cities of Kurten, Wixon Valley, and unincorporated areas of Brazos County): If you live in these areas, you can report damages via this web address: http://brazoscountytx.gov/forms.aspx?fid=69&admin=1&userid=395
City of Bryan: If you are a resident of the City of Bryan, you can report issues via the Help Bryan online form at www.bryantx.gov
City of College Station: If you are a resident of the City of College Station, you can report damages via http://cstx.gov/dem
The heavy rains from Hurricane Harvey have put the Brazos Valley in a highly susceptible position for mosquitoes. With a plethora of standing water, mosquitoes have more places to breed and lay their eggs. Mosquitoes are more than a pesky bug that leaves behind itchy bites. They also carry diseases like Zika and West Nile virus.
Continue reading “Mosquito Precautions Needed”
Find the latest road closures for Brazos County, Bryan, and College Station and statewide through these resources:
The Brazos County Expo is now open as a large animal shelter. Proof of Coggins is preferred but they have the capability of quarantining those without. Stalls are available for a one-time fee of $20 which includes one bag of shavings and each additional bag is $8.
If you or someone you know is in need of sheltering horses,
please call 2-1-1.
UPDATE 8/28/17 5:00pm
The Brazos CEOC has monitored conditions throughout the day. Earlier in the day it was discovered there was structural damage to the Clifty Creek Lake Dam on Barbara T Ranch Road. Residents in the area and have been informed of the situation and advised to continue to be observant. There are several roads in Brazos County that will remain closed; a complete list is available at www.BrazosCEOC.org.
Continue reading “5 p.m. Update: Press Release on Tropical Storm Harvey”
Here’s a list of road closures for Brazos County, Bryan, and College Station as of Monday afternoon, Aug. 28:
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The Red Cross shelter located at Central Baptist Church in College Station will be closing at Noon on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, as larger shelters with more available resources are opened across the state.
Those people being sheltered locally will be able to transfer to one of these extended-stay shelters where they will be able to take advantage of the expanded resources these new shelters will provide.
Those still seeking shelter, should check the Red Cross website (redcross.org), or call 2-1-1, for the most up-to-date list of shelters near Brazos County.
UPDATE 8/28/17 11:00am
This is an emergency message from the Brazos County Emergency Management. There is structural damage to the Clifty Creek Lake Dam on Barbara T Ranch Rd. A partial breech has occurred causing damage to FM 159. Brazos County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Department of Transportation are currently on scene assessing the situation.
We ask residents in the area to stay in place at this time. If you feel you need to be evacuated or are having an immediate emergency contact 911.
We also ask motorists to avoid FM 159 area.
Here’s a list of road closures for Brazos County, Bryan, and College Station as of Monday morning, Aug. 28:
Click here to view our Google Doc