Texas Task Force 1 Activated for Humberto Threat

By: Kristen Ross Email
By: Kristen Ross Email

With the threat of Tropical Storm Humberto just off the Texas coast, the Governor's Division of Emergency Management has activated Texas Task Force 1.

The College Station based group has deployed six swift water strike teams as well as ground forces to Houston.

They will lead a group that includes the Texas Forest Service, Texas Military Forces, General Land Office, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, and the U.S. Coast Guard, as well as seven Texas Military Forces Helicopters.

Humberto is expected to make landfall Wednesday night between Freeport and Galveston. Portions of the coast and East Texas could receive up to 15 inches of rainfall.


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