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MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF
Severe Weather Awareness Month
Two more weeks of winter? What was Punxsutawney Phil thinking?! He must never have visited the great state of Texas and experienced our crazy weather! I propose we institute a Texas wildlife weather predictor.
HARRIS COUNTY A MAJOR PLAYER DURING SUPER BOWL 51
The biggest single game in American sports, Super Bowl 51, was played at Harris County's NRG Stadium on Sunday, February 5, 2017, bringing a multitude of visitors, global media attention and a huge economic impact to the region. The New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons, 34-28, in the first Super Bowl ever to go into overtime.
RECOGNIZE HEROES WHO BRING HOPE TO PEOPLE IN NEED DURING AMERICAN RED CROSS MONTH
The American Red Cross (ARC) is recognizing the country's everyday heroes during American Red Cross Month. "March is Red Cross Month, the perfect time to honor our American Red Cross volunteers, blood donors and financial contributors who bring hope to people facing life's emergencies," said Jessica Debalski, Division Disaster State Relations Director for Texas.
SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS
The 2017 severe weather season has begun early across Texas with tornadoes recently reported across the northern, eastern, and central parts of the state. There are several ways that both the public and emergency management community can be prepared for Texas severe weather season.
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