Governor Abbott prepares state resources as severe weather approaches Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — Governor Greg Abbott today placed numerous resources on standby across the state in anticipation of severe weather expected to impact Central Texas on Wednesday.

The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) will be rostering Texas A&M Forest Service Saw Crews, Texas Parks and Wildlife Water Rescue Boats, Texas A&M Engineering and Extension Service Urban Search and Rescue and Swift Water Rescue Boat Squads, and a Texas Department of State Health Services Ambulance Strike Team. The Texas State Operations Center remains activated at Level II in support of the ongoing response to COVID-19.

“As severe weather approaches, the Lone Star State is taking necessary precautions to ensure the safety of Texans,” said Governor Abbott. “I urge all Texans to heed the guidance of local officials and pay attention to weather alerts to keep themselves and their loved ones informed and safe.”

Courtesy: Governor Greg Abbott Press Office