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June 20, 2019

Hurricane Preparedness Guides Available

Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30 of each year in our region. It is important to be prepared in case of a hurricane or any other emergency, for that matter. The City of Port Arthur's Emergency Management Team has prepared a guide for helping citizens to prepare for an emergency. We encourage all citizens to apply the guidelines as established by the Emergency Management Team and outlined in the guides below: (A Texas DPS/DOT Inland Evacuation Map for our area is also provided.)

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July 16, 2019 10:13 AM

Although Tropical Storm Barry did not make landfall in our region, the City of Port Arthur's Emergency Management Team encourages all citizens to follow our official website and social media platforms to gain the necessary information with regard to emergency situations. Citizens should sign up with STAN (Southeast Texas Alerting Network) to stay attuned to proper information during any emergency event. The City of Port Arthur's Facebook page, as well as the Port Arthur Fire and Police Departments' FB pages are also trusted sources for citizens to get the valuable information needed in an emergency.

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July 16, 2019 10:08 AM

Although Tropical Storm Barry did not make landfall in our region, the City of Port Arthur's Emergency Management Team encourages all citizens to follow our official website and social media platforms to gain the necessary information with regard to emergency situations. Citizens should sign up with STAN (Southeast Texas Alerting Network) to stay attuned to proper information during any emergency event. The City of Port Arthur's Facebook page, as well as the Port Arthur Fire and Police Departments' FB pages are also trusted sources for citizens to get the valuable information needed in an emergency.

July 12, 2019 12:44 PM

Based on the latest forecast information from the National Weather Service, Tropical Storm Barry is forecast to make landfall along the central Louisiana coastline sometime Saturday. The City of Port Arthur can expect a chance of rain and gusty winds during those periods of rain throughout the weekend. City of Port Arthur’s Emergency Management personnel will continue to closely monitor Tropical Storm Barry, until it makes landfall and is no longer a threat.