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Posted on: August 26, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Emergency Weather Alert

Be prepared:  Hurricane Laura is expected to make landfall on Wednesday, August 26.

Get updates from the following resources:

  • - Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s hurricane preparedness page: click here for information on how to protect your home and family.
  • - National Weather Service: click here for current Hurricane Laura updates
  • - Rusk County Office of Emergency Management Facebook page: click here for Hurricane Laura updates
  • - Subscribe to Smart 9-1-1 here to receive real-time weather alerts and for emergency purposes.
  • - City of Henderson Water Customers: Waste Connections will be suspending all trash services tomorrow, 8/27/2020 in anticipation of weather; all scheduled services will be pushed out a day (Thursday pickup will be Friday, Friday pickup will be Saturday) and will correct itself over the weekend.
  • - Follow the City of Henderson’s Facebook page for updates as well: click here !

Direct Contact Information:

*For power outages, contact SWEPCO

*For flooded streets, contact City of Henderson Public Services at (903) 657-5246.

* For TXDOT (Texas Department of Transportation) road conditions, contact TXDOT

* For the Henderson Fire Department, contact 9-1-1.

* For emergencies, contact 9-1-1 for local dispatch.

* For animal control, contact Henderson Animal Center at (903) 657-7651.

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