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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2015 Vol. 62 No. 7

The Texas Division of Emergency Management is accepting article submissions for The Texas Emergency Management Online (TEMO) newsletter. If you have an idea for a topic or would like to submit an article, contact Mike Jones at 512-424-7050.

W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

Officially, summer in the Northern Hemisphere began at 11:39 p.m. CDT on June 21. Unofficially, summer in Texas starts with the July Fourth holiday. For the first time in many years, most of Texas is heading into summer drought free. Many lakes around Texas are either full or at normal levels. So, we’ll be out by the millions, working and playing in the Texas sun.

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Below Normal Hurricane Season Forecast for 2015 BELOW NORMAL HURRICANE SEASON FORECAST FOR 2015

On May 27th, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center released their prediction for the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th with the most active part of the season occurring between August through October.

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Resiliency During Long-Term Emergency Activations RESILIENCY DURING LONG-TERM EMERGENCY ACTIVATIONS

On Saturday night, May 23, 2015, during the Memorial Day weekend, a severe storm hit Blanco and Hays counties in Central Texas. As daybreak came Sunday morning, the level of destruction that occurred along the Blanco River in the town of Wimberley became very apparent.

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Memorial Day Floods – Responding in Wimberley MEMORIAL DAY FLOODS – RESPONDING IN WIMBERLY

May 23, 2015 started out as many of my days had since May 8, when the State Operations Center first activated as severe weather began to develop across the state. Little did I know that, by the end of the day, the lives of many of my friends and neighbors would be changed forever, and I would be challenged like never before.

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NOAA TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS

The 2015 Texas Emergency Management Conference was held at the Henry B. Find more information on events and resources for the emergency management community.

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Texas Division of Emergency Management
Texas Department of Public Safety
P.O. Box 4087
Austin, TX 78773
Phone: (512) 424-2138   Fax: (512) 424-2444
www.txdps.state.tx.us/DEM