Galveston officials host hurricane preparedness workshop

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GALVESTON, TX - Like clockwork, Monday begins hurricane season.  Like they do every year, Galveston officials get the word out.

In one of the gulf coast's primary, annual targets.

"We've always got to be prepared for our next storm.  have a plan and start right now," said Galveston Mayor Pro-tem, Terrilyn Tarlton.

Southeast Texas already got a taste of deadly weather events season with flooding of the past week.

Galveston Fire Chief, Mike Wisko said, "we recommend everybody have a to-go bag ready to go with all their essential documents and things they would like to make sure they are secure.  Have food and water for at least 72 hours, and enough clothes and medication.  evacuate early."

Don't let your guard down until the official end of hurricane season, November 30th.

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