Monday, August 04, 2008

URGENT: Tropical Storm Edouard


Tropical Storm Edouard is likely to make landfall at Galveston Bay tomorrow morning.  Although currently 'only' a tropical storm, REMEMBER, Hurricane Dolly was only a tropical storm one day out, but made landfall as a Category 2 hurricane.  Please prepare.

To better enable us to ensure the safety of our ward members, Sister Lucy Stern has established an email address which is to be used ONLY IN CASE OF HURRICANE.  She requests that each family in the ward email this address and state whether they are evacuating or staying, and what preparations they have in place.

The address is

Following are some informative links to help you in tracking the storm, and preparing for it:

Harris County Homeland Security and Emergency Management:

Hurricane evacuation summary:

Hurricane Tracking & Alerts

ABC KTRK Hurricane Central

CBS KHOU Hurricane Central

NBC KPRC Hurricanes

Fox KRIV Hurricane Toolbox

The Houston Chronicle Hurricane Central


2008 Hurricane and Flood Survival Guide

Download file to print the complete guide sponsored by KPRC and available at HEB and previously in the Houston Chronicle.


Hurricane Tracking Map

The Weather Channel

Download file to print a hurricane tracking map, to enter coordinates, wind speed, etc, sponsored by The Weather Channel at


WeatherReady Resources

The Weather Channel

Protect your health and your home with expert tips, video, and printable checklists, fun family activities.

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