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La Porte is currently under a Tropical Storm Warning, Flash Flood Watch, and Storm Surge Warning. Prepare now for Tropical Storm force winds Monday evening.
If you have any debris from Hurricane Nicholas please help out Public Works by doing the following:
Do you have damage? Complete the Damage Assessment form here: https://bit.ly/LPDamageAssessment
Flash Flood Warning in effect for La Porte until 7:30 AM. Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across our area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. More: http://ow.ly/kzs050G9thp
Due to anticipated impacts from Tropical Storm Nicholas, City offices will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14th. Emergency operations will continue as normal. Garbage and heavy trash collection will not be picked up tomorrow. Please do not leave trash or bulk items at the curb, as this could cause drainage systems to become clogged. Tuesday's garbage will be collected on Wednesday. Heavy trash collection will resume on Wednesday. As the storm moves into our area this evening, we encourage residents to stay indoors and off the roads. For more information, visit LaPorteTX.gov/storm or follow the La Porte Office of Emergency Management on Facebook and Twitter. Stay safe!
City of La Porte Offices will be closed Tuesday:
City of La Porte Offices will be closed Tuesday, September 14. This will include garbage and heavy trash collection. Tuesday's garbage will be collected on Wednesday. Heavy Trash collection will resume Wednesday.
A Storm Surge Warning has been issued for La Porte by the National Weather Service. The Galveston Bay area can expect to receive 2-4 feet of storm surge, above ground level. Areas on the southeast side of La Porte closest to the Bay should monitor the potential for coastal flooding beginning this evening. The City of La Porte has not recommended an evacuation based on the predicted storm surge. Residents who may be impacted by the surge should determine whether or not they should move farther inland ahead of the storm.
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the City of La Porte. Tropical storm-force winds are expected in the area within the next 36 hours.
Update from the City of La Porte:
This is a message from the City of La Porte. According to the National Weather Service, La Porte is under a Tropical Storm Watch. If the storm remains on its current path, the biggest concern for our area will be possible flooding and flash flooding, with the current forecast showing the potential for 15-20 inches of rainfall over the next seven days. Tropical storm force winds are possible beginning late Monday evening and continuing throughout the day Tuesday and into Tuesday evening. This could potentially result in some power outages. In addition, La Porte could see storm surge amounts of 2-4 feet above ground level. Residents who live on the southeast side of La Porte should closely monitor future forecasts regarding the potential for storm surge and minor coastal flooding.
For more information, visit LaPorteTX.gov/storm or follow the La Porte Office of Emergency Management on Facebook and Twitter. Thank you.