Additional Buyout Application Centers Open in Montgomery County

THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2019 – 12:00 PM Additional Buyout Application Centers Open in Montgomery County Status Update from the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will be opening a Buyout Application Center next week at the Robinson Road Community Center. Montgomery County residents can pick up an application, fill it out on site, submit, or turn in any documentation. Robinson Road Community Center 27434 Robinson Road Conroe, Texas 77385 Thursday, November 21st from 1pm-7pm Friday, November 22nd from 1pm-7pm The application period is open from October 11, 2019- January 31, 2020. Residents do not have to have all of the documentation to turn in the application, but applications are not considered complete until all documents have been received. Buyout Applications are available by the various outlets below: • Apply at www.mctx.org/recover and download the application • Application intake center • Pick-up an application at any of the Montgomery County Libraries • Email mocorecovery@gmail.com to request an application Buyout Applications can be submitted by the following: • Email complete application to mocorecovery@gmail.com (last name and address as subject title) • Mail or drop off to The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management located at 9472 Airport Rd. Conroe TX 77303 • Fax application to (936) 523-3910 at the attention of the Recovery Manager Additional dates are scheduled for December 11th, 12th and 13th at the West Montgomery County Community Center and January 7th at the Tullis Library. ###


Buyouts Continue in Montgomery County

THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 14, 2019 – 4:30 PM Buyouts Continue in Montgomery County Status Update from the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is working to secure additional funding through the Flood Mitigation Assistance grant program for home buyouts. Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL) properties are being targeted at this time. If you have received a call from Hagerty Consulting in reference to your property, please responds quickly if you are interested in participating. If you feel that you meet all of the eligibility requirements listed below and would like to participate please call 346-237-9828 or email mocorecovery@gmail.com. Eligibility components for this program are: Severe Repetitive Loss Properties – according to FEMA Must have and maintain a current NFIP flood policy on the property The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will continue to monitor the upcoming recovery conditions, and provide updates as statuses change. ###


Buyouts Begin in Montgomery County

THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2019 – 5:00 PM Buyouts Begin in Montgomery County Status Update from the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has begun the process of contacting individuals interested in a home buyout. Our office is currently targeting severe repetitive loss properties at this time. If you received a call today please respond back to our office if you are still interested in participating in our buyout program. Call 847-492-8454 or email mocorecovery@gmail.com. The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will continue to monitor the upcoming recovery conditions, and provide updates as statuses change. ###


Hard Freeze Warning in Montgomery County

THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 12, 2019 – 5:00 PM Hard Freeze Warning in Montgomery County Status Update from the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Montgomery County will be under a Hard Freeze warning starting tonight after 9pm. Temperatures will get down below 24 degrees (thus considered ‘hard’ freeze) between the hours of 12 midnight to 4am, our area will not begin to warm up to above freezing temperatures until around 9:00am tomorrow morning. Areas in the freeze warning along the coast are looking at freezing temperatures for about 6-8 hours from midnight to 8AM. Areas in the hard freeze warning can see temperatures below freezing about 11-13 hours from 9PM tonight to 9AM Wednesday. No precipitation is expected for our area, so no effects to morning commutes are expected. Remember your 4 P’s of Winter Weather Conditions: PEOPLE: Keep your family warm and check on any elderly family or neighbors that may need extra blankets, winterizing their homes or a warm place to stay. PETS: Dogs and cats get cold too. Bring them inside at night to keep them healthy and safe. PLANTS: Either cover plants to keep them warm at night or bring them inside so they can flourish. PIPES: Cover exposed pipes to prevent freezing and breaks. The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will continue to monitor the upcoming weather conditions, and provide updates as conditions change. ###


Cold Front

THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2019 – 12:00 PM Upcoming Weather for Montgomery County Status Update from the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management A cold front is expected to push through Southeast Texas tonight into tomorrow morning. Rainfall will be occurring both ahead and behind this cold front currently moving through the region. Some of the latest forecast guidance is depicting the potential for some bands of localized heavy rainfall this afternoon and evening. Widespread flood issues are not anticipated, though localized street flooding can’t be ruled out where training heavy rains occur in a short time period. The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will continue to monitor the upcoming weather conditions, and provide updates as conditions change.


Cold Front Arrives in Montgomery County for Halloween

THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2019 – 9:30 AM Cold Front Arrives in Montgomery County for Halloween Status Update from the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management The wind shift associated with the strong cold front will push across the region this afternoon and into the early evening hours. This wind shift should reach the coast between 2 to 4 PM this afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible along the leading edge of the front. This should be the first round of precipitation, with the main hazards being gusty winds, frequent lightning, and localized heavy downpours. A second round of precipitation should develop and push across Southeast Texas this evening into the early evening hours. This round of precipitation will bring additional rainfall in the way of locally heavy downpours. The system should be fast moving, and therefore not anticipating any flash flooding concerns. However, with the recent rains and previously saturated soils; citizens should be alert for the possibility of trees falling as the system moves through our area. Strong northerly winds are expected in this systems wake which will cause chilly conditions. Temperatures are expected to bottom out in the 30s to mid-40s, with wind chills in the mid-20s to 30s, on Thursday and Friday mornings. The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will continue to monitor the upcoming weather situation and send updates as conditions change.   ###