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Current Emergencies, Warnings and Updates


Emergencies, Warnings, and Notifications
Sep 17, 2019
Public Safety Officers will be conducting a lockdown drill at Lehman High School, 1700 Lehman Rd in Kyle. THIS IS ONLY A DRILL. HCSO Dispatch
Sep 12, 2019
Public Safety Officers will be conducting a lockdown drill at Rodriguez Elementary School, 1481 Esplanade Pkwy in San Marcos. THIS IS A DRILL ONLY. HCSO Dispatch
Sep 10, 2019
Public Safety Officers will be conducting a lockdown drill at Dalhstrom Middle School, 3600 Rr 967 in Buda. THIS IS A DRILL ONLY. HCSO Dispatch
Sep 5, 2019
Public Safety Officers will be conducting a lockdown drill at Hays High School, 4800 Jack C Hays Trl in Kyle. THIS IS ONLY A DRILL. HCSO Dispatch
Sep 3, 2019
Public Safety Officials will be conducting a lockdown drill at Blanco Vista Elementary School, 2951 Blanco Vista Blvd in San Marcos.  THIS IS ONLY A DRILL. HCSO Dispatch
Jul 23, 2019
Law enforcement Active Shooter drill training being conducted Dripping Springs Middle School 111 Tiger Ln. This is just a drill /training. HCSO Dispatch
Jun 20, 2019
Update - Lockout for Wimberley High School has been lifted. There is no longer a threat in the area. Updated 06/20/19 @ 1415 Hays  County Sheriff's Office  and Public Safety Officials are conducting a search in the area of Wimberley High School…
May 10, 2019
Please follow the link to report any damages you may have occurred to your residence due to the severe weather. The objective of this survey is to aid the Office of Emergency Management as we assess and identify damages and needs within the community. R…
May 8, 2019
All students in Hays CISD have been requested to stay indoors until further notice due to potential thunder storms that are traveling across Hays County toward the I35 corridor. Kharley Smith
May 8, 2019
*UPDATE - The Lockout for Lehman High School has been lifted. There is no further threat in the area. - 05/08 0912 hrs. Kyle Police Dept and Public Safety Officials are conducting a search in the area of Lehman High School, 1700 Lehman Rd and S…
May 7, 2019
Weather Advisory: With recent rains and the current rain fall, expect local streams to rise quickly.  Minor flooding should be expected throughout the affected area. Do not drive through flooded roads or across flooded low water crossings. This stor…
May 4, 2019
Please follow the link to report any damages you may have occurred to your residence due to the severe weather. The objective of this survey is to aid the Office of Emergency Management as we assess and identify damages and needs within the community. R…
May 3, 2019
No evacuation orders have been issued. No shelters have been established at this time.   Kharley Smith
Apr 23, 2019
*UPDATE - The Lockout for Simon Middle School and Hemphill Elementary have been lifted.  There is no further threat in the area. Hays County Sheriff's Office and Public Safety Officials are conducting a search in the area of 3839 E RR 150 in Kyle. T…
Apr 7, 2019
Some areas of Hays County have received upwards of 4 inches of rain. Current forecasts show the system leaving the immediate area around noon today or shortly thereafter. As the rains continue and streams begin to rise, please be careful on the roads. Eve…