News Flash

News flash

Posted on: September 13, 2021

City facilities will be closed on Tuesday, September 14th

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The City’s Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor the system with the National Weather Service. As a reminder, the City of Clear Lake Shores is under a storm surge warning and tropical storm warning. A flash flood watch remains in effect in our area until at least Tuesday evening.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • City facilities will be closed on Tuesday, September 14th and will resume normal operations on Wednesday September 15th. 
  • Tuesday trash pickup service will be delayed until 10:00 am. To prevent debris, please, do not leave your trash cans out tonight.
  • Additionally, all City vehicles are being fueled, the library and Jarboe Pavilion are being readied to prevent damage, and portable assets in areas that could be prone to flooding are being elevated.

SLOW DOWN, NO WAKE

The City of Clear Lake Shores respectfully asks all motorists to avoid driving on areas experiencing street flooding. If you have to drive on flooded areas, please slow down as wakes affect businesses and homes.  

TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN

Remember, never drive on flooded roads, if you encounter flood waters on a roadway turn around, don’t drown! For updates on road conditions, please visit http://traffic.houstontranstar.org/ or www.drivetexas.org

The City of Clear Lake Shores will continue to provide weather updates, additional city preparations, and other changes to city services through our website, social media outlets and Emergency Notification System CLS CONNECT. If you need immediate assistance, please  contact the 24-hour Dispatch number at (281) 538-0659.

STAY CONNECTED

Please ensure that your family, friends, and neighbors are signed up with current information in our system. To receive alerts via email or SMS, you can register by visiting our website www.clearlakeshores-tx.gov/clsconnect

  • You can also stay connected to the City through www.clearlakeshores-tx.gov and the City’s social media channels. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @CityofCLS.
  • Download the FEMA app and receive real-time alerts from the National Weather Service. Download app here: https://www.fema.gov/mobile-app

Don’t forget to pay attention to trusted sources for weather information like NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center and US National Weather Service Houston-Galveston Texas. You can find a complete hurricane preparedness guide at www.clearlakeshores-tx.gov/hurricanepreparedness

WHAT RESIDENTS CAN DO TO PREPARE FOR HEAVY RAINS 

Residents can make sure that their homes are prepared for heavy rainfall by doing the following:

  • Be sure to remove your items/belongings off the ground level by either raising them up or moving them to higher ground.
  • Secure any other loose items that could easily be moved by high winds.
  • Make sure drains and gutters are clean around property.

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