Contact Us

Emergency Preparedness for Texarkana Residents


Whether or not Tropical Storm Harvey adversely affects our weather or not, the city of Texarkana, Texas has some emergency preparedness tips.

According to a release from the city, they want to ensure all residents are aware of available resources in the event that a natural disaster impacted our area either now or in the future.

During flooding type situations. slow down and drive carefully, and allow additional travel time to reach your destination.

Avoid entering flooded roadways.

In the event of power outages, intersections with non-working traffic signals should be treated as four ways stops.

If you are concerned about flooding on your property, plan ahead. The city does not provide sandbags to residents.

The potential track of Tropical Storm Harvey is being watched and the potential for varying amounts of rainfall is in the forecast. While there is no immediate forecast of severe weather in our area, local public safety and emergency preparedness personnel remain vigilant and ready to respond if needed. Additional personnel are on standby in the event weather conditions change or become a threat.

With the potential for weather later this week, and due to recent repairs, City officials will test the tornado sirens today, instead of the usual Wednesday tests.

Best of The Eagle

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Eagle VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Eagle VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.