Hays County Emergency Information

In a major emergency situation Hays County and other authorized jurisdictions throughout Hays County -- emergency responders, school districts, cities, utilities, law enforcement, etc. -- will provide emergency information about the situation via this HaysInformed blog to provide a one-stop, coordinated emergency information page. This page is designed to provide accurate, real-time emergency information for the public and media from agencies throughout Hays County.

All information will be provided by authorized personnel for the jurisdiction managing a particular aspect of the emergency. During an emergency, organizations may also issue press releases to the media which will be posted here as well. We encourage you to rely on this as a source of official information and not to be distracted by rumors and unofficial social media posts.

Please do not call 9-1-1 or your local government for updates to the emergency situation. 9-1-1 is for emergency assistance only and local governments in Hays County are not staffed to answer general information calls during emergency situations.

As of 31Jan2014, you can get info posted here at www.facebook.com/haysinformed or sent to your Twitter feed by following @haysinformed.

Debris Collection 

The State of Texas has a team assigned to the disaster area for debris collection. Please follow these guidelines leaving the trash at the curb or near the street. The waste will be removed by a contract company. We don’t have a timeline as to what... read more
 
Posted by Jeri Skrocki Tuesday, May 26, 2015 8:53:00 AM

RR 12 is open 

The RR 12 Bridge @ the Blanco River is open. It is a controlled access point and will remain open until 8:00 p.m.
Posted by Jeri Skrocki Tuesday, May 26, 2015 7:59:00 AM

RR 12 

RR 12 @ the Blanco River Bridge (between downtown and the Junction) is currently closed due to heavy rain. Please travel an alternate route. We will reopen it when it is safe...although it will close for the night at 8:00 p.m.
Posted by Jeri Skrocki Monday, May 25, 2015 3:53:00 PM

Volunteer/Equipment Assistance 

We have set up an email account for use by the public to volunteer equipment and volunteer service organizations: hayscoflood@co.hays.tx.us If you have equipment that you would like to offer for use during the clean up the flood areas, send an... read more
 
Posted by Jeri Skrocki Monday, May 25, 2015 3:04:00 PM

Curfew Update 

Curfew Update: Beginning Monday, May 25, curfew in the affected areas will be between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. The affected area includes the Cities of San Marcos and Wimberley and their ETJs and the unincorporated areas of Hays County South of FM 150. The ... read more
 
Posted by Jeri Skrocki Monday, May 25, 2015 2:19:00 PM

1pm 25May Update on Flood Situation 

The Wimberley HS shelter has closed. Anyone in the Wimberley area who needs shelter should call 512-393-7896 24/7. Another shelter will be established in the Wimberley area if conditions warrant. The San Marcos Activity Center on Hopkins Street... read more
 
Posted by Laureen Chernow - (Hays County) - Monday, May 25, 2015 1:15:00 PM

RR 12 Blanco River Bridge Closed 

RR 12 Blanco River Bridge will be closed to all non public safety vehicles until further notice.
Posted by Kharley Smith Monday, May 25, 2015 6:48:00 AM

Riverside Drive Street Closure 

Tomorrow, 5/25/2015, Riverside Drive at the railroad tracks will be closed from 10am until 6pm for repair of the tracks.
Posted by San Marcos Police Department Sunday, May 24, 2015 8:04:00 PM

Water Boil Advisory 

Eastern Hays County and Western Caldwell County
A water boil notice has been issued by Crystal Clear Water until further notice. The customers affected by this is primarily Hays County residents east of IH 35 and western Caldwell County. Water needs to be boiled at 212 degrees Fahrenheit for a... read more
 
Posted by Jeri Skrocki Sunday, May 24, 2015 1:08:00 PM

Public Safety Curfew 

The Hays County Judge, City of San Marcos and Wimberley Officials have instituted a nighttime curfew this evening due to the potential safety concerns posed in the San Marcos and Wimberley area. We have numerous downed power lines, washed out... read more
 
Posted by Jeri Skrocki Sunday, May 24, 2015 11:10:00 AM
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