Traffic Advisory: DPS Urges Preparedness as Flood Threat Increases

Published 1:35 pm Wednesday, August 23, 2017


BEAUMONT, TEXAS – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans along the Gulf Coast region to prepare for severe weather, strong winds and localized flooding through the weekend.

Tropical Depression Harvey has the potential to produce large amounts of rainfall over the next several days. Flooding and high winds could cause scattered power outages, fallen trees and minor property damage.

DPS is closely monitoring the weather conditions. If severe weather creates hazardous driving conditions, roadways will be closed for the safety of the motoring public.

Citizens should stay tuned to local television and radio stations for weather and traffic updates.