Hurricanes

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Hurricanes
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The Atlantic Hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30.

The resources below provide health and safety information
for families preparing for hurricanes.

Quick links:  Texas road conditions | Texas weather alerts | National Hurricane Center

Readiness and Safety Information

ready-or-not-logo Ready or Not? Have a Plan is a statewide campaign to help Texans prepare for emergencies. Key to the campaign is a website, www.TexasPrepares.org and www.TexasPrepara.org in Spanish, where Texans can create a family emergency plan, download a disaster supplies list and get information about the threats we face.
Ready or Not

DSHS Fact Sheets:

Links to other sites:

  • Hurricane Preparedness
    From the Texas Division of Emergency Management. Comprehensive all-hazard emergency information site for the State of Texas.

  • Texas.gov
    Texas Emergency Portal. Includes information on: the hurricane season, preparing for a storm, getting assistance for special needs, evacuating to safety, and accessing government resources.

  • Hurricanes and Other Storms
    From the CDC.

  • Hear The Latest Watches And Warnings With A NOAA Weather Radio
    This is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, directly from the nearest National Weather Service office.


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DSHS Fact Sheets:

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Note: External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may also not be accessible to people with disabilities.

Last updated September 16, 2014