• Office of Emergency Management
    1500 Marilla St.,
    Dallas, Texas 75201
    Phone: (214) 670-4275
    Fax: (214) 670-4677

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    Heavy Rain Event in Dallas
    February 21, 2018
    Dallas is currently experiencing heavy rain and flooding. The National Weather Service has a Flood Watch in effect until Midnight 2/22 with more rain in the forecast throughout Wednesday. Several intersections have been closed by the City of Dallas Flooded Roadway Warning System. You can see which areas have been affected by high water by going to the Flooded Roadway Warning System Website.
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    Preparing for Winter Weather
    January 24, 2017

    Texas weather is ever-changing—sometimes with little warning. Winter weather can be particularly volatile and isn't over yet. Though we've already had cold snaps, we can still get more winter weather. There's still time to get ready. The first step is getting informed that snow, ice, and cold are potentially dangerous and create their own challenges. 
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    ​​Hurricane Harvey
    August 25, 2017​

    The City of Dallas has received a formal request from the State to prepare for evacuees from the Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Shelter staffing and management will be a joint effort between the City of Dallas and the American Red Cross.

    The City’s Office of Emergency Management OEM is preparing to open a shelter in the Walnut Hill Recreation Center at 10011 Midway Road. The shelter can handle up to 500 people. It expected to be open by 2 p.m. today.​
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    Heat Advisories in Effect

    July 27, 2017
    ​​​Summer heat is here and with it high humidity creating a dangerous combination.  Stay indoors as much as possible. Learn more about the dangers of Extreme Heat here. And find out more by reading more​.

    ​June 29, 2017
    Each quarter, the Office of Emergency Management publishes​ a newsletter outlining our accomplishments from the previous months. We also highlight upcoming events and trainings to inform the City of what Emergency Management is and does – and how we help impact the community.

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