Page Content

Preparing For Hurricanes

Decrease text sizeRestore default text sizeIncrease text size  Print this page

Coastal Hazards Slideshow

Coastal property owners should be prepared for coastal property hazards, such as hurricanes, erosion and floods. Having a plan is key to saving lives and property.

Take time now to learn about hurricanes, storm surge and how to prepare an emergency kit.

Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, peaking in August and September. Storms can and often do form in the Gulf of Mexico, providing very little time for last-minute preparations.  Stay tuned to the local weather forecasts and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) weather radio and use helpful links to the right to help with preparations.