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Hurricane drill tests local emergency teams - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

September 21, 2014

Hurricane drill tests local emergency teams

Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 9:41 pm

LEAGUE CITY — An angry red storm dominated the many HD monitors Wednesday at Galveston County’s Emergency Operations Center, just west of Wal-Mart, on FM 646 in League City.

The broad red circle perched 100 miles off Galveston threatened the entire upper Texas Coast with dangerous storm surge and pounding winds. The purely digital storm, named Gaviota, Spanish for “seagull,” glared down from the cascade of displays at a large crowd of county officials, emergency managers, volunteers and media gathered for the annual area hurricane drill.

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