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Current Emergencies, Warnings and Updates


Emergencies, Warnings, and Notifications
Dec 7, 2016
Ranch Road 12 @ Plaza Del Sol has now been opened. Crews are still on scene. Kharley Smith
Dec 7, 2016
Major Accident - Wimberley - Ranch Road 12 is closed in both directions at Plaza Del Sol. Emergency crews are on scene. Avoid the area and seek alternate routes. Kharley Smith
Dec 6, 2016
Public Safety Officials will be conducting a lockdown drill at Travis Elementary School, 1437 Post Rd, San Marcos. THIS IS A DRILL ONLY. HCSO Dispatch
Dec 2, 2016
IH 35 is closed just North of Exit 306 in New Braunfels. Closure is expected to last several hours.  193 Mile Marker - close to the Wal-Mart Distribution Center.  Kharley Smith
Dec 1, 2016
Public Safety Officials will be conducting a lockdown drill at Dripping Springs Hays High School, 940 Mighty Tiger Ln, Dripping Springs. THIS IS ONLY A DRILL. HCSO Dispatch
Nov 29, 2016
Public Safety Officials will be conducting a lockdown drill at Jacobs Well Elementary School, 3470 RR 2325 in Wimberley. THIS IS ONLY A DRILL. HCSO Dispatch
Nov 28, 2016
The brush fire in the area of Mathias Lane in Kyle has been contained. Residents can return home. Science Hall Elementary School is closing. Kharley Smith
Nov 28, 2016
HCISD and Hays County Emergency Services are opening up Science Hall Elementary School Gym for any resident being asked to evacuate that needs a place to go. This facility will not serve as an overnight shelter, only as a location residents can gather for…
Nov 28, 2016
Multiple Fire Departments working a large grass fire in the area of Mathias Ln and Peaceful Valley east of Kyle. Residents in that area are being asked to evacuate. Fire is approximately 170-200 acres in size at this time. Kharley Smith
Nov 17, 2016
Public Safety Officials will be conducting a lockdown drill at Danforth Jr. High School,200 Texan Blvd in Wimberley. THIS IS ONLY A DRILL. HCSO Dispatch
Nov 15, 2016
Public Safety Officials will be conducting a lockdown drill at Negley Elementary School, 5940 McNaughton in Kyle. THIS IS ONLY A DRILL. HCSO Dispatch
Nov 10, 2016
Public Safety Officials will be conducting a lockdown drill at Simon Middle School, 3839 E RR 150 in Kyle. THIS IS ONLY A DRILL. HCSO Dispatch
Nov 8, 2016
Public Safety Officials will be conducting a lockdown drill at Science Hall Elementary School, 1510 Bebee Rd in Kyle. THIS IS ONLY A DRILL. HCSO Dispatch
Nov 2, 2016
Full Scale Exercise at Lehman High School this morning in Kyle. 9 am to 12 pm. The citizen participation portion is only from 10 am -11 am and you never even have to get out of your vehicle. Please join us in helping to ensure the Citizens of Hays County…
Oct 27, 2016
Public Safety Officials will be conducting a lockdown drill at Dahlstrom Middle School, 3600 FM 967 in Buda. THIS IS ONLY A DRILL. HCSO Dispatch