MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF
After an unseasonably warm Fall, winter has arrived in Texas. Although severe winter storms are not a normal occurrence statewide, Texans are still vulnerable.
On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy the eighteenth named storm and tenth hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, made landfall on the New Jersey coastline.
FORMULA 1 – TEXAS STYLE
Austin is gearing up to host the 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix on November 16-18 at the new Circuit Of The Americas facility.
EMI VIRTUAL TABLETOP EXERCISE
Texas participates in the Emergency Management Institute’s (EMI) recently hosted Virtual Tabletop Exercise (VTTX) using a video teleconference platform to reach training audiences around the country and provide a virtual forum for disaster training.