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Texas Emergency Management Online newsletter TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  online       2016 Vol. 63 No. 9

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.

null W. Nim Kidd MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

As we head into September and closer to autumn, here in Texas we find ourselves at an interesting crossroads, an anything-could-happen crossroads. For the last several years, Texas weather has been a mixed bag of extremes.

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Fall & Winter Wildfire Potential Outlook FALL & WINTER WILDFIRE POTENTIAL OUTLOOK

Looking ahead to the fall of 2016 and winter of 2017, there are a couple of concerns that could promote increased wildfire activity. First is the abundant growth of grasses across the state brought on by the above normal precipitation levels of late spring and early summer.

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New Technology Section Added to the Texas State Operations Center NEW TECHNOLOGY SECTION ADDED TO THE TEXAS STATE OPERATIONS CENTER

The Texas State Operations Center (SOC) operates under the Incident Command System (ICS), which is designed to support effective and efficient incident management by integrating a combination of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures, and communications operating within a common organizational structure.

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A Test of the Texas Emergency Tracking Network System A TEST OF THE TEXAS EMERGENCY TRACKING NETWORK SYSTEM

The Texas Emergency Tracking Network (ETN) was put to the test during this year's Air Evacuation Exercise. The Texas ETN system has been newly rebuilt by Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) Critical Information Systems (CIS) and was deployed for this year's hurricane season.

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TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS NEWS BRIEFS

TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS
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.dps.texas.gov/DEM