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Posted on: September 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Voluntary Evacuation order for southern portions of La Marque OUTSIDE the flood protection levee

LM_Weather Alert

Tropical Depression 22 is in the western Gulf of Mexico, bringing a threat of increased rip currents & coastal flooding to our area this weekend along the Texas coast with the potential of heavy rainfall next week.

2:00 p.m.  9/19/2020

Mayor Bobby Hocking has issued an Emergency Declaration for the City of La Marque and a voluntary evacuation order for southern portions of the city that are OUTSIDE the flood protection levee. Areas outside the levee include Omega Bay, Highland Bayou Park and Mahan Park. To see maps or read more about the levee, visit http://cityoflamarque.org/612/Flood-Protection-Levee. 

Levee Maps and Resources:

Tropical Storm Beta is expected to intensify over the next couple of days as it moves toward the Texas Coast. Residents should be taking steps to prepare for potential tropical weather. Storm surge and heavy rain are the most predominant threats forecast for La Marque at this time. The latest update on Tropical Storm Beta from the US National Weather Service Houston-Galveston Texas included a Tropical Storm Warning and a Hurricane Watch for Galveston County.

Please monitor the city’s social media and keep an eye on the local weather forecasts. To register for weather alerts and community news flash e-notifications, visit connect.cityoflamarque.org. 

La Marque Levee Map


9/18/2020
Here is the 10:00 a.m. Video Briefing on TD22 from National Weather Service Houston/Galveston’s Warning Coordination Meteorologist Dan Reilly: https://youtu.be/JrM_lMRVNvY

The City of La Marque Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the situation. Please register for weather alerts and community news flash e-notifications at connect.cityoflamarque.org and monitor local news outlets.

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