Hurricane season runs June 1 to Nov. 30, though storms sometimes occur before and after those dates.
IF YOU ARE UNDER A FLOOD WARNING, FIND SAFE SHELTER RIGHT AWAY
Do not walk, swim, or drive through flood waters.
Turn Around, Don’t Drown!
- Stay off of bridges over fast-moving water.
- Determine how best to protect yourself based on the type of flooding.
- Evacuate if told to do so.
- Move to higher ground or a higher floor.
- Stay where you are.
Flooding from Hurricane Harvey damaged more than 200,000 homes and apartment buildings in Harris County, and 75% of these residences were located outside the 100-year flood plain.
Be Prepared for a Hurricane
Every Texan living along the coast should have an evacuation plan.