Hopkins County Commissioners Court declared a state of local disaster for Hopkins County on Monday.
You can read the full declaration below.
WHEREAS, the County of Hopkins, beginning February 11, 2021, has suffered widespread or severe damage, injury, or threat of loss of life or property resulting from:
Extreme winter weather resulting in heavy snow, prolonged freezing temperatures, utility outages, deterioration of roads, excessive flooding; and
Pursuant to §418.018(d) of the Texas Government Code, this declaration of a local state of disaster activates the Hopkins County Emergency Management Plan.
ORDERED this the 22nd day of February, 2021, effectively immediately.