Dallas County open, Normal Operations today

After visiting early this morning with the National Weather Service, the Texas Department of Transportation, Oncor, and various local, ISD, and county staff, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins has determined conditions do not warrant any delays or closures and Dallas County will be open today with normal operations.

Please use caution driving should there be any slick spots on elevated surfaces or bridges.

Governor Abbott Adds Dallas County For Public Assistance (Category B) To Presidential Disaster Declaration In Response To Harvey

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today requested the addition of 14 Texas counties to the Presidential Disaster Declaration previously granted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This addition will bring the total to 33 counties which will receive Individual Assistance, Public Assistance (Categories A and B including Direct Federal Assistance) and Hazard Mitigation from FEMA in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. The previously granted 19 counties include Aransas, Bee, Bexar (for Public Assistance), Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Ft. Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Harris, Jackson, Kleberg, Liberty, Matagorda, Nueces, San Patricio, Refugio, Victoria, and Wharton.

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