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The information in this section of our website was developed to help you in an emergency. If an incident at the nuclear plant or a natural disaster occurs, you should have time to decide what to do and prepare for any actions you may have to take. Remember, responding to any emergency requires common sense and simple precautions. Be sure you and your family understand the information in this section. Talk it over with your family, friends and neighbors. During an emergency, they may need your help or you may need theirs, so be prepared.


Current Information/News Releases

Emergency Preparedness Table of Contents:


Impact-Based Flash Flood Warning

Matagorda County/STP 'Safety Takes Preparedness' Pamphlet

Visitor Information for Emergency Preparedness at the STP Electric Generating Station

Other Useful Emergency Links:

National Hurricane Center / Tropical Prediction Center

TxDOT Roadway Information

STP nuclear power plant

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Prescription Refills for CountyEmployees



TxDSHS Emergency PreparednessWebsite

Matagorda County, Bay City, and Palacios emergency management officials and the South Texas Project (STP) nuclear power plant have provided the emergency information in this section of the Matagorda County website.

This emergency preparedness information is provided to help all residents of Matagorda County prepare for any kind of area emergency. If you need additional information, contact the Matagorda County Emergency Management Office (979) 323-0707.