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Liberty County Voluntary Evacuation 8/25/20

THE COUNTY OF LIBERTY Est. 1836

August 25, 2020

Liberty County Judge Issues Voluntary Evacuation Order

County Judge Jay Knight is issuing a Voluntary Evacuation Order effective August 25, 2020 in advance of Hurricane Laura. This order is completely voluntary with the changes for Hurricane Laura .

With the changes in the track overnight pushing the track more west towards South East Texas and factoring in that Hurricane Laura is anticipated to be a Category 3 Major Hurricane at landfall Liberty County is in the Hurricane Watch areas.

Liberty County has activated our Emergency Management Operation Center and working with our partners throughout the County to insure that the County is prepared as much as possible. County Judge Jay Knight encourages Liberty County residents to evaluate their situations, resources, and locations and make decisions to protect themselves and their families.

For notifications you can text your ZIP Code to 888777 to sign up for Nixle Alerts, monitor the Liberty County Emergency Management Facebook page, and tune in to local news media. We are monitoring the situation and will update as needed.



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