News – Hurricanes

Aug 30

Governor Abbott Deploys Emergency Response Resources, Personnel To Louisiana To Support Hurricane Ida Recovery Efforts

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that, at the request of the State of Louisiana through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC), the State of Texas has deployed numerous resources and personnel to support Hurricane Ida response and recovery efforts.

Aug 27

Governor Abbott Readies Resources As Hurricane Ida Travels Through The Gulf

Governor Greg Abbott today placed resources on standby along the Gulf Coast ahead of Hurricane Ida’s landfall early next week. Ida is forecasted to become a dangerous, major hurricane when it reaches the northern Gulf Coast on Sunday, August 29.

Oct 9

Governor Abbott Urges Texans To Monitor Weather Conditions As Hurricane Delta Impacts The Coast

 As Hurricane Delta approaches landfall and impacts the Texas Gulf Coast, Governor Greg Abbott is urging Texans to continue monitoring weather conditions and be mindful of potential flooding, high wind, heavy rain, and storm surge in East and Southeast Texas.

Oct 7

Governor Abbott, TDEM Move Resources Into Position As Hurricane Delta Enters The Gulf

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) today pre-positioned previously rostered resources as Hurricane Delta crosses the Yucatan Peninsula and enters the Gulf of Mexico as a Category Two Hurricane.

Oct 7

Governor Greg Abbott Renews the State Disaster Declaration for Counties Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott renews the state disaster declaration for counties impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Oct 6

Governor Abbott Rosters State Resources In Preparation For Hurricane Delta

Governor Greg Abbott today placed numerous resources on standby across the state in anticipation of potentially severe weather caused by Hurricane Delta, which has recently strengthened to a Category 4 Hurricane in the Caribbean.

Sep 30

Governor Abbott Sends Letter To White House Requesting Major Disaster Declaration For Hurricane Laura

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting a major disaster declaration for ten Texas counties to assist in recovery efforts following Hurricane Laura.

Sep 30

Governor Abbott Requests Major Disaster Declaration From White House For Hurricane Hanna

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Trump requesting a major disaster declaration for five counties in Texas following the impact of Hurricane Hanna.