NTX ARES Monitor Notice LAURA-0825-01 (25AUG20 0800 CDT)
Greg Evans K5GTX ARRLNTX SEC
All District Emergency Coordinators, Emergency Coordinators are asked to
place their teams on Standby.
Tropical Storm Laura is strengthening and projection models indicate
landfall as a Major Hurricane in Louisiana/Texas win the next 48 hours.
National Hurricane Center - Tropical Storm Laura:
Texas State Operations Center:
Texas Department of Emergency Management:
20-0013 August Tropical Weather SITREP 2 082520
Federal Emergency Declaration request for Public Assistance Category B
(Emergency Protective Measures) granted 8/24
Mandatory Evacuations have been ordered for Jefferson and Orange Counties
Voluntary Evacuations have been ordered for Chambers County, City of
Galveston, City of Nassau Bay, and City of Seabrook
Please include Greg Evans, K5GTX (SEC@... <mailto:SEC@...>
) and Steve Lott, KG5VK (KG5VK@... <mailto:KG5VK@...> ) on ARES
This is a rapidly changing situation. All members need to maintain
situational awareness and be safe! Do not deploy unless directed to by your
Emergency Coordinator or District Emergency Coordinator.
As always, thank you for your support and your efforts!
Greg Evans, K5GTX
North Texas ARES
Section Emergency Coordinator
Email: sec@... <mailto:sec@...>
815 Wind Elm Dr.
Allen, TX 75002