UPDATES AND EMERGENCY INFORMATION For Houston Harvey Flood Rescues – August 28, 2017

by Ruby Henley
IWB wants to keep you updated on the crisis in the Houston area at this time.  Of course, we know this is an unprecedented event.  The National Weather Service admits they have never dealt with anything like this. Therefore, we all must work together to keep updated information available.  The following is updated information and emergency numbers for August 28, 2017.
 



 
The following has updated news on the Houston crisis:  abc13.com/weather/updates-latest-flood-emergency-information/2347003/
PHONE NUMBERS:
For a medical/functional emergency call 211.
For a life-threatening emergency call 911.
If you need to be rescued call 281-238-3430
If you need info about shelters or help, inside Houston, dial 311. Outside Houston, dial 211
 
People in distress can call the following US Coast Guard numbers:
281-464-4851
281-464-4852
281-464-4853
281-464-4854
281-464-4855
 
HELP:
– How to apply for FEMA assistance
– How to help the victims of Harvey
– HPD: Anyone with a boat who can volunteer to help. please call 713-881-3100
 
CURFEWS:
Friendswood – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Sunday, Aug. 27
Pasadena – 10 p.m. until 7 a.m., beginning Monday, Aug. 28
Pearland – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Sunday, Aug. 27
Webster – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Sunday, Aug. 27
Seabrook – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday Aug. 27 to Monday Aug. 28


THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR THOSE AWAITING RESCUE:
IMPORTANT: If you are awaiting rescue, hang a towel or sheet prominently so we can find you. Adresses are hard to spot. #harvey #hounews


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The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Galveston/Bolivar Ferry Operations will resume intermittent service this morning using one vessel. Weather and tidal conditions will dictate if services are suspended.
For more information, contact the Houston District Public Office at 713-802-5076.


For more information about school closings and campus shelters, please contact (281) 237-0175.
 
Harris County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office will be collecting items for families affected by the storm – non-perishable items, diapers, wipes, hygiene items, soap, etc. Drop off donations at 1302 Preston, Houston TX 77002 when water has receded. Contact Erica Davis: 832-286-3876



New Record Release and Water Level for Lake Conroe The Lake Conroe water level has now risen to 205.88 feet above mean sea level (MSL). The previous record water level for the lake was 205.60 in 1994. The current release rate from Lake Conroe is 73,201 cubic feet per second (cfs). The previous record set in 1994 was 33,360 cfs. Hurricane Harvey has created an extreme weather event for the entire Houston region, and SJRA personnel are working around the clock to deal with the tremendous amounts of rainfall that are impacting the watershed



abc13.com/weather/list-of-shelters-around-houston-area/2341032/
SHELTERS
County
Name of location
Address
City
Pets?
 
Hometown Heroes Park
1001 East League City Parkway
League City
 
Harris
Copperfield Church
8350 Hwy 6 North
Houston
Yes
Fort Bend
Sacred Heart Church
507 S. Fourth Street
Richmond
No
Fort Bend
B.F. Terry High School
5500 Avenue N.
Rosenberg
Yes
Fort Bend
Gallery Furniture Grand Parkway
7227 W. Grand Parkway South
Richmond
Yes
Harris
Patrick Henry Middle School
10702 East Hardy Rd
Houston
 
Harris
South Houston Intermediate
900 College
Houston
 
Harris
Wheatley High School
4801 Providence St
Houston
 
Harris
Westside High School
14201 Briar Foreat
Houston
 
Harris
Copeland Elementary
24405 E Lake Houston Pkwy.
Huffman
 
Harris
Gallery Furniture
6006 N. Freeway
Houston
 
Harris
Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center
6402 Market Street
Houston
 
Harris
Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center
4014 Market Street
Houston
 
Harris
Sunnyside Multi-Service Center
9314 Cullen
Houston
 
Harris
Third Ward Multi-Service Center
3611 Ennis Street
Houston
 
Harris
Crosby Middle School
14703 FM 2100
Crosby
 
Harris
First Baptist Church Highlands
210 N. Magnolia
Highlands
 
Harris
First Baptist Church Tomball
401 Oxford St.
Tomball
 
Harris
Friendswood High School
702 Greenbriar Dr
Friendswood
 
Harris
George R. Brown
1001 Avenida de Las Americas
Houston
 
Harris
Golden Acres Bapist Church
2812 Pansey St.
Pasadena
 
Harris
Key Middle School
4000 Kelly St.
Houston
 
Harris
MO Campbell Ed. Center
1865 Aldine Bender
Houston
 
Harris
West End Multi-Service Center
170 Heights Blvd
Houston
 
Bay Harbor United Methodist Church
3459 FM 518 East
League City
 

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