Evacuations begin as Harvey threats rise

Evacuations begin as Harvey threats rise

Image: The intersection at the Hardy Toll Road and Sam Houston Beltway in Houston, Monday, August 28, 2017.

Greater Houston Area, August 28 – Mandatory and voluntary evacuations have begun to proceed in the Greater Houston Area as a result of Tropical Storm Harvey. Several neighborhoods in Fort Bend County, south and southwest of Houston, face particular threats, such as levees which water levels have overwhelmed.

Meanwhile, there appears to be little relief from the rain. The National Weather Service predicts that this area will continue to receive substantial rainfall through early evening, Wednesday, August 30. Montgomery County may receive as much as 12 to 18 inches of additional rainfall, particularly in the eastern and southern portions of the community.

Source: National Weather Service.

There are four Montgomery County shelter locations available for those who have had to evacuate from their homes:

East Montgomery County:

Bull Sallas Park, 21679 McCleskey Road, New Caney, Texas 77357

South Montgomery County:

Saints Simon and Jude Catholic Church, 26777 Glen Loch Road, Spring, Texas 77381

 

Southwest Montgomery County:

Magnolia High School, 14350 FM 1488, Magnolia, Texas 77354

 

Central Montgomery County:

Under and Over Fellowship, 600 South Frasier Street, Conroe, Texas 77301.

 

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