Hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons are some of the world’s most powerful natural disasters and claim hundreds of lives yearly. The part of the world you live in determines whether the storm you experience is a hurricane, cyclone or typhoon. Texas is located on the Gulf Coast of the North Atlantic Coast and experiences hurricanes. Hurricane season starts June 1 and ends on Nov 30 each year. If you live in or near a coastal area, check out our hurricane preparedness plan to keep you and your loved ones safe.

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During a hurricane:

After a hurricane:

Helpful Links:

National Hurricane Center

Ready.gov

The Weather Channel

National Weather Service

Hurricane Preparedness Week 2017

American Red Cross

Safe and Well