The Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is hosting AWR-362 Flooding Hazards: Science and Preparedness on July 17, 2019 from 8:00pm-5:00pm. The course will be held in Room 120B at Houston Transtar, 6922 Katy Road, Houston, 77024.
Learn about the current science behind the causes of floods, flood forecasting, flood risk assessment, and best practices for preparation and mitigation for both short- and long-fuse flooding events. Gain a better understanding regarding the factors that contribute to flooding and how they determine flood risk. Enhance your abilities to read and interpret forecasts, watches, and warnings from the National Weather Service and hydrographs from the U.S. Geological Survey. Increase your knowledge of how to plan for properly preparation for sudden flooding, such as flash flooding and dam breaks, and long-use flood events such as river flooding.
You will need to create an account in order to register. You can create an account by visiting www.preparingtexas.org and clicking “Create Account”
For more information, please contact Jennifer Suter, Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-426-9455.