Harvey Flooding - Dickinson

Residents in boats make their way up Deats Road in Dickinson on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017 after historic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Harvey Flooding — Dickinson

While a hurricane announces its presence days in advance, strategic evacuation protocol cannot be overlooked.

Factors such as areas prone to weather risks to the angle of a hurricane to the time of day to even one’s ZIP code are considered in determining when and how to evacuate, Galveston’s Chief of Emergency Management Mark Morgan said.

Michael A. Smith: 409-683-5206; michael.smith@galvnews.com



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