Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding In Texas
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for three Texas counties recently impacted by severe weather and flooding. By issuing this disaster declaration, Governor Abbott has authorized the use of all available resources of state government and of political subdivisions necessary to respond to this disaster.
“When severe weather and flooding strikes Texas, our top priorities are to ensure the safety of those in harm’s way and to provide the necessary resources to help them recover,” said Governor Abbott. “This Disaster Declaration will ensure local officials and Texans affected by these storms have what they need to respond. I thank our first responders for keeping communities safe when disasters strike, and I encourage all Texans to be prepared for severe weather.”
Counties included in the disaster declaration are: Ellis, Sutton, and Tarrant.