Galveston County Judge Mark Henry
Kemah Mayor Carl Joiner
Lee Vela, Clear Channel Outdoor
The launch of the 2023 hurricane preparedness campaign with a virtual countdown clock beginning in May via digital billboards. The official hurricane season begins June 1.
|WHEN:||10 a.m. Thursday, May 4, 2023 |
Digital Billboard Panel No. 8173 facing north at 1401 Highway 146 in front of the Kemah City Hall.
|WHY:||The Galveston County Office of Emergency Management in partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor will launch its countdown to the 2023 hurricane season via digital billboards. These public service announcements are part of Galveston County’s annual preparedness campaign urging residents to get ready for the upcoming hurricane season which starts on June 1st. A total of eight digital billboards throughout Galveston County will display the actual countdown to the start of hurricane season. Clear Channel Outdoor is providing the billboards at no charge to the county. Preliminary predictions are calling for an above average 2023 hurricane season. Planning can help you protect yourself, your family, and your property before disaster strikes. Get hurricane preparedness tips and sign up for emergency alerts for Galveston County at www.gcoem.org . Similar campaigns are being conducted in Fort Bend, Harris, Montgomery and Waller Counties.|