The National Weather Service
The National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts
and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas,
for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy.
NWS data and products form a national information database and infrastructure which
can be used by other governmental agencies, the private sector, the public, and
the global community.
- Austin- San Antonio National
- Turn Around, Don't Drown
- Rainfall Maps
- Severe Weather Summary Page
SAFE Routes have been established in key Low Water Crossing locations throughout
the City of San Antonio so that citizens can easily find Alternate Routes away from
Bexar Regional Watershed Management
Goals are to improve citizens’ quality of life, protect life and property
and provide for safe transportation during heavy rain and flood events. To address
water quality issues collaboratively, rather than individually.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service
NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. Our reach goes from the surface
of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor as we work to keep citizens informed
of the changing environment around them.
Tune in to TVSA (cable channel 21) for programs that will help you better understand
how your municipal government is working for you.
NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards
NWR broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard
information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Emergency Alert System
The Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a national public warning system that requires
broadcasters, cable television systems, wireless cable systems, satellite digital
audio radio service (SDARS) providers and, direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service
providers to provide the communications capability to the President to address the
American public during a National emergency. The system also may be used by state
and local authorities to deliver important emergency information such as AMBER alerts
and weather information targeted to a specific area.
San Antonio Fire Department
San Antonio Police Department
City of San Antonio Communications and Public Affairs Department
Bexar County Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Division
Bexar County Citizens Corps
San Antonio Area Voluntary Organizations Active In Disaster (SAVOAD)
The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the
loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural
disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting
the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness,
protection, response, recovery, and mitigation.
San Antonio Historic Information on Flooding
San Antonio River Tunnel
Texas Department of State Health Services
Texas Department of Public Safety
Disaster Preparedness for People with Functional/Access Needs .
Sesame Street – Let’s Get Ready!
Sesame Workshop, along with its project partners has created Let’s Get Ready!
Planning Together for Emergencies with tips, activities, and other easy tools to
help the whole family prepare for emergencies – together!