Notice to Operators: Severe Weather OutlookAugust 22, 2022
The National Weather Service is predicting a multi-day heavy rain event that will impact much of the state starting today. Storms have the potential to produce 7 inches of rain or more in some areas over the next five days. Governor Greg Abbott mobilized state resources in preparation for the storm.
The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) advises all operators under the RRC’s jurisdiction in areas of potential impact to take the following actions:
- Monitor local, state and national weather reports for updates on potential severe weather impacts;
- Heed all watches, warnings, and orders issued by local emergency officials;
- Secure all personnel, equipment, and facilities to prevent injury or damage; and,
- Monitor operations for potential impacts, as safety permits.