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10/09/2020
Monitor Weather Conditions

As #Delta makes landfall just to our east continue to monitor your local forecast.
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Remember that weather conditions can change very quickly. Visit www.weather.gov/hgx for up to date weather info.
#HouWX #HouNews

Wear short, close-fitting, or tightly rolled sleeves when cooking. Loose clothing can hang down onto stove burners and c...
10/09/2020

Wear short, close-fitting, or tightly rolled sleeves when cooking. Loose clothing can hang down onto stove burners and catch fire. #FirePreventionWeek Bit.ly/2XtNrzK

Use mangas cortas, ajustadas o enrolladas al cocinar. La ropa holgada puede atorarse en los quemadores de la estufa y qu...
10/09/2020

Use mangas cortas, ajustadas o enrolladas al cocinar. La ropa holgada puede atorarse en los quemadores de la estufa y quemarse. #SemanaDePrevenciónDeIncendios Bit.ly/2XtNrzK

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS | Need an internship before you graduate? We are currently looking for Spring 2021 interns. APPLY...
10/08/2020

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS | Need an internship before you graduate? We are currently looking for Spring 2021 interns.

APPLY BY OCT 15. See flier 👇 👇 for details and how to apply.

10/08/2020
Heavy Rain Possible

Hurricane #Delta will likely bring us some wet weather.
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When driving in the rain remember to:
⚠️ Slow down ⚠️ leave extra space between cars ⚠️ use your headlights
⚠️ Visit https://bit.ly/2C7qMRg to get current road conditions
⚠️ Never enter a flooded roadway
#HouWX #HouNews

10/08/2020
Watch VS Warning

Know the difference between a WATCH & a WARNING.
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⚠️A WATCH means the conditions may develop, & that you should be prepared.
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⚠️A WARNING means you need to take action.
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Coastal portions of Harris County continue to be under COASTAL FLOOD & TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS. #Delta

READY ROUNDtheCLOCK | Emergencies/disasters can and do happen. Your first line of defense is awareness. To stay INFORMED...
10/08/2020

READY ROUNDtheCLOCK | Emergencies/disasters can and do happen. Your first line of defense is awareness. To stay INFORMED, ensure you have multiple ways to receive emergency notifications.
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⚠️Sign up for ReadyHarris Alerts at Bit.ly/ReadyHarrisAlerts ⚠️
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#ReadyRoundtheClock

LISTO TODO EL TIEMPO | Las emergencias pueden y si suceden. Tu primera línea de defensa es el conocimiento. Para ser inf...
10/08/2020

LISTO TODO EL TIEMPO | Las emergencias pueden y si suceden. Tu primera línea de defensa es el conocimiento. Para ser informado, conozca múltiples formas de recibir notificaciones de emergencia.
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⚠️Regístrate para recibir alertas en Bit.ly/ReadyHarrisAlerts ⚠️
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#ListoTodoElTiempo

Keep your cooking area clutter-free! Move anything that can burn at least 3 feet away from the cooking area, including o...
10/08/2020

Keep your cooking area clutter-free! Move anything that can burn at least 3 feet away from the cooking area, including oven mitts, towels, wooden utensils and food packaging. #FirePreventionWeek Bit.ly/2WqI7R8

Mantenga su área de cocina ordenada. Mueva todo lo que pueda quemarse al menos a 3 pies de distancia del área de cocción...
10/08/2020

Mantenga su área de cocina ordenada. Mueva todo lo que pueda quemarse al menos a 3 pies de distancia del área de cocción, incluidos guantes de cocina, toallas, utensilios de madera y envases de alimentos. #SemanaDePrevenciónDeIncendios Bit.ly/2WqI7R8

NEW from @NWSHouston | a ⚠️ COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY ⚠️ is now in effect in eastern portions of Harris County until 9 AM F...
10/07/2020

NEW from @NWSHouston | a ⚠️ COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY ⚠️ is now in effect in eastern portions of Harris County until 9 AM Friday.
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👉 WHAT - Minor coastal flooding associated with the close approach of Hurricane Delta.
👉 WHERE - Chambers, Coastal Harris, Coastal Galveston, and Galveston Island/Bolivar Peninsula Counties.
👉 WHEN - Thursday night through at least Friday morning.
👉 IMPACTS - Flooding of lots, parks, and roads with only isolated road closures expected.
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Read full details here: https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=50686836
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#HouWX #Delta #HouNews

NEW from @NSWHouston | a ⚠️ TROPICAL STORM WATCH ⚠️ is now in effect in eastern portions of Harris County until further ...
10/07/2020

NEW from @NSWHouston | a ⚠️ TROPICAL STORM WATCH ⚠️ is now in effect in eastern portions of Harris County until further notice. Potential for wind 58 to 73 mph
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👉 PLAN: Plan for dangerous wind of strong tropical storm force.
👉 PREPARE: Efforts to protect life and property should now be underway. Prepare for significant wind damage.
👉 ACT: Act now to complete preparations before the wind becomes hazardous.
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Read full details here: https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=50681694
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#HouWX #Delta #HouNews

The focus of #NCSAM2020 week 1 is “If you Connect It, Protect It.” #Cybersecurity starts with YOU and is everyone’s resp...
10/07/2020

The focus of #NCSAM2020 week 1 is “If you Connect It, Protect It.” #Cybersecurity starts with YOU and is everyone’s responsibility. There are currently an estimated 4.8 billion Internet users—over 62% of the world's population!
More: cisa.gov/ncsam
#BeCyberSmart

El enfoque de la 1er semana de #NCSAM2020 es "si lo conecta, proteja". La #Ciberseguridad comienza con USTED y es respon...
10/07/2020

El enfoque de la 1er semana de #NCSAM2020 es "si lo conecta, proteja". La #Ciberseguridad comienza con USTED y es responsabilidad de todos. Actualmente, se estima que hay 4.800 mil millones de usuarios de Internet, más del 62% de la población mundial. Más: cisa.gov/ncsam

If you are sleepy, have consumed alcohol, or have taken medicine that makes you drowsy, DO NOT cook. Place a delivery or...
10/06/2020

If you are sleepy, have consumed alcohol, or have taken medicine that makes you drowsy, DO NOT cook. Place a delivery order! Learn more cooking safety tips during #FirePreventionWeek at Bit.ly/2WqI7R8.

Si tiene sueño, ingerido alcohol o ha tomado medicamentos que le causen sueño, NO cocine. ¡Solicite un pedido de entrega...
10/06/2020

Si tiene sueño, ingerido alcohol o ha tomado medicamentos que le causen sueño, NO cocine. ¡Solicite un pedido de entrega! Obtenga más consejos de seguridad para cocinar durante la #SemanaDePrevenciónDeIncendios en Bit.ly/2WqI7R8.

Here’s a simple cooking tip to prevent cooking fires and burns: Turn pot and pan handles away from stove’s edge so that ...
10/05/2020

Here’s a simple cooking tip to prevent cooking fires and burns: Turn pot and pan handles away from stove’s edge so that they can’t be easily knocked over. Learn more cooking fire safety tips during #FirePreventionWeek Bit.ly/2WqI7R8

Para evitar incendios y quemaduras al cocinar: Gire las asas de las ollas y sartenes lejos del borde de la estufa para q...
10/05/2020

Para evitar incendios y quemaduras al cocinar: Gire las asas de las ollas y sartenes lejos del borde de la estufa para que no se volteen fácilmente. Más consejos de seguridad contra incendios en la cocina durante la #SemanaDePrevenciónDeIncendios Bit.ly/2WqI7R8

Did you know cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries? There are many simple steps you can take...
10/04/2020

Did you know cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries? There are many simple steps you can take to minimize the risk of cooking fires. Check out these #FirePreventionWeek resources for helpful tips: Bit.ly/2XtNrzK

¿Sabía que cocinar es la principal causa de incendios y lesiones en el hogar? Existen pasos sencillos que puede seguir p...
10/04/2020

¿Sabía que cocinar es la principal causa de incendios y lesiones en el hogar? Existen pasos sencillos que puede seguir para minimizar el riesgo de incendios en la cocina. Consulte los siguientes recursos de la #SemanaDePrevenciónDeIncendios Más en: Bit.ly/2XtNrzK

Some Hurricane Harvey survivors that received federal assistance to repair their homes or replace their personal propert...
10/03/2020

Some Hurricane Harvey survivors that received federal assistance to repair their homes or replace their personal property also received a Group Flood Insurance Policy (GFIP) for their residence. That policy expires on Oct. 24, 2020.
Learn more here: bit.ly/3jeKZaU

Algunos afectados por el huracán Harvey recibieron asistencia federal para reparar sus hogares, así como una póliza de s...
10/03/2020

Algunos afectados por el huracán Harvey recibieron asistencia federal para reparar sus hogares, así como una póliza de seguro contra inundaciones colectivas para su residencia. Esa política vence el 24 de octubre. Obtenga más información aquí: bit.ly/3jeKZaU

10/02/2020
2020 Census

Do the #Census | Money to help Harris County prepare for and recover from disasters like Harvey depends on knowing how many people live here. Make sure we have the dollars to make bouncing back from disaster possible. Get counted today.
☎️844-330-2020
💻my2020census.gov

Battery-operated candles are perfect for jack-o-lanterns and for a fire-proof Halloween! Replace all traditional candles...
10/02/2020

Battery-operated candles are perfect for jack-o-lanterns and for a fire-proof Halloween! Replace all traditional candles in your Halloween kit. #HalloweenSafety

Las velas que funcionan a base de pilas son perfectas para linternas y para un Halloween a prueba de fuego. Reemplace to...
10/02/2020

Las velas que funcionan a base de pilas son perfectas para linternas y para un Halloween a prueba de fuego. Reemplace todas las velas tradicionales en su kit de Halloween.
#SeguridadEnHalloween

Out interns work on real projects that impact the community. You could too, in Spring 2021. Apply by OCT 5: send RESUME,...
10/02/2020

Out interns work on real projects that impact the community. You could too, in Spring 2021.

Apply by OCT 5: send RESUME, COVER LETTER, & WRITING SAMPLE to [email protected].

10/01/2020
Cyber Security

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) has officially begun! Join us in spreading cybersecurity awareness and encourage everyone to do their part & #BeCyberSmart!
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More: cisa.gov/ncsam
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#Cybersecurity #NCSAM2020

10/01/2020
Cyber Security

¡El Mes Nacional de Concientización en Ciberseguridad (NCSAM, por sus siglas en inglés) ya comenzó! Únase al esfuerzo para difundir la concientización sobre ciberseguridad y anime a todos a poner su granito de arena. Más: cisa.gov/ncsam
#Ciberseguridad # NCSAM2020

After Hurricane Harvey, temporary flood insurance policies were provided as part of federal disaster aid. Those policies...
09/30/2020

After Hurricane Harvey, temporary flood insurance policies were provided as part of federal disaster aid. Those policies are set to expire on October 24, 2020, so purchase a policy today. Visit FloodSmart.gov for more info. #FloodSmart
More: bit.ly/3jeKZaU

Tras el huracán Harvey, se proporcionaron pólizas temporales de seguro contra inundaciones como parte de la ayuda federa...
09/30/2020

Tras el huracán Harvey, se proporcionaron pólizas temporales de seguro contra inundaciones como parte de la ayuda federal. Dichas pólizas expirarán el 24 de octubre por lo que se le aconseja adquirir una póliza hoy. Paramás información. bit.ly/3jeKZaU #Inundaciones

Do the #Census | Money to help Harris County prepare for and recover from disasters like Harvey depends on knowing how m...
09/29/2020

Do the #Census | Money to help Harris County prepare for and recover from disasters like Harvey depends on knowing how many people live here. Make sure we have the dollars to make bouncing back from disaster possible. Get counted today.
☎️ 844-330-2020
💻 http://my2020census.gov

El tiempo para responder al Censo, está por concluir. El censo ayudan al Condado Harris a prepararse y recuperarse de desastres naturales y de ello depende el número de residentes en el área. Ayúdenos a cerciorarnos que obtengamos los fondos necesarios para recuperarnos de desastres. Hágase contar.
☎️ 844-330-2020
💻 http://my2020census.gov

Harvey households with FEMA group flood insurance policies: Buy standard policy by Oct. 24.More: https://bit.ly/3cL10TQ ...
09/29/2020

Harvey households with FEMA group flood insurance policies: Buy standard policy by Oct. 24.
More: https://bit.ly/3cL10TQ
#FloodSmart

Tomorrow is the last day of #NationalPreparednessMonth, but preparedness never ends. We ALL have to be #Ready4Anything y...
09/29/2020

Tomorrow is the last day of #NationalPreparednessMonth, but preparedness never ends. We ALL have to be #Ready4Anything year round. You can get preparedness info for the ENTIRE family at ReadyHarris.org/kids.
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Hoy es el último día de #NationalPreparednessMonth, pero la preparación nunca termina. TODOS debemos estar #Ready4Anything durante todo el año. Puede obtener información sobre la preparación para TODA la familia en ReadyHarris.org/kids.
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今天是 #NationalPreparednessMonth(#国家防范于未然月)的最后一天,但防范于未然的工作从不间断。我们全年都必须 #Ready4Anything(#准备好应对一切)。您可以在 ReadyHarris.org/kids 为全家人获取防范信息。
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Hôm nay là ngày cuối cùng của #NationalPreparednessMonth, nhưng việc chuẩn bị sẵn sàng ứng phó không bao giờ dừng lại. TẤT CẢ chúng ta phải #Ready4Anything trong cả năm. Quý vị có thể tìm thông tin về cách chuẩn bị sẵn sàng ứng phó cho CẢ gia đình tại ReadyHarris.org/kids.
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ثاني عشر
اليوم هو اليوم الأخير من فعاليات "شهر التأهب الوطني" #NationalPreparednessMonth، لكن التأهب لا ينتهي أبدًا.
يجب علينا "جميعاً" التأهب لحدوث أي شيء #Ready4Anything على مدار العام. يمكنكم الحصول على معلومات التأهب "لجميع أفراد" العائلة ENTIRE على الموقع ReadyHarris.org/kids.

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#DYK responses to the #2020Census will help community leaders assess the need for more police officers in your area so that they can respond to emergencies quickly and to keep you and your family safe? In honor of #NationalPoliceWeek, be sure to respond to the Census at 2020census.gov. #AmericaCounts