2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season
The 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins soon. Hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30 each year. Hurricanes, tropical storms and depressions typically occur within this six-month time frame. Now is the time to prepare for potential storms. Preparing yourself, family, pets, and home for hurricane season can be a daunting task. To help guide you through the process, the City curated the following list of resources. Remember, planning involves the whole family!
The 2023 Official South Texas Hurricane Guide from the local National Weather Service includes helpful hurricane preparedness tips for your home and family, storm fore-casting, evacuation guidance, how to register for the State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR), emergency contact in-formation, information resources and more. View the official guide here: 2023 Official Hurricane Guide (PDF)
The Official 2023 South Texas Hurricane Guide is also available in Spanish here: 2023 Official Hurricane Guide - Spanish (PDF)
www.Ready.gov is a complete emergency preparedness resource that breaks down topics to consider when making a plan for emergencies, what items to gather and prepare, and more.
To access the Emergency Plan resources, please visit Ready.gov/plan (link)
To access the Emergency Kit List, please visit Ready.gov/kit (link)
Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH.org - link) provides suggestions on how to properly protect your home from severe weather events. FLASH helps you determine if your home is at-risk and provides ideas on how to re-enforce and protect your home and belongings