AUSTIN â€“ Gov. Rick Perry today issued an emergency proclamation directing additional state resources to prepare for a severe winter storm system that is moving across Texas. The governor yesterday activated the Texas Military Forces to preposition assets in preparation for the storm.
â€śAs this winter storm makes its way across the state, I urge all those in the affected communities to closely monitor the storm and prepare for dangerous weather conditions,â€ť Gov. Perry said. â€śWe will continue to take the necessary actions to make state resources available to assist affected areas.â€ť
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