October 2019 Storm Resources

Here is a compilation of resources that may be useful to you and your neighbors. Remember, my office is here to help, so please don’t hesitate to give my office a call at (972) 972-7949If you are in a dangerous situation or facing an emergency please call 9-1-1. 





  • There is a shelter open at Bachman Recreation Center 2750 Bachman Drive in Dallas, Texas.

  • Garland Central Library, located at 625 Austin Street in Garland, Texas, is open for those who need to charge their devices or need internet access.

Power and Gas:


Reporting Non-Life-Threatening Damage: A few key numbers to call for areas that experienced damage or excessive rain. 


  • Dallas: Report downed trees, power lines and flooding: 3-1-1. 

  • Garland: Report non-life threatening damage to the Garland police department non-emergency number: (972) 485-4840.

  • Richardson: Report downed trees or other damage to the city’s non-emergency 24-hour response line: (972) 744-4111.

  • University Park: (214) 363-3000

  • Highland Park: (214) 521-5000

  • Rowlett: (972) 412-6200, then press option 1.

  • Sachse: (972) 495-2271

  • Mesquite: (972) 285-6336


Additional Tips and Resources:

  • City of Dallas Office of Emergency Management website.

  • Dallas County Homeland Security and Emergency Management website.

  • Collin County Office of Emergency Management website

  • The North Dallas Government Center at 10056 Marsh Lane, Dallas, Texas 75229 has been closed until further notice due to tornado damage from the inclement weather last night.

  • Remember, if you are evacuated, only return when it is safe to do so.