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Hurricane season for Texas’ Gulf Coast region is here. We have predictions, preparation tips and other advice.

Hurricane season officially started June 1 and runs through Nov. 30, the six-month period when most activity in the tropics generally occurs. Here are the common things typically overlooked or misunderstood during hurricane season.

by Angelica Perez, Houston Landing
Hundreds of Hurricane Laura evacuees wait in their cars as they line up for hotel vouchers at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin on Aug. 26, 2020. Texans from the pocket of the state expected to be hit hardest by Hurricane Laura waited hours at Circuit of Americas for shelter. The city of Austin said they would provide hotel vouchers for evacuees, however many hotels in the city have filled up forcing hundreds of people to drive from Austin to San Antonio or Ennis.

Plan before a hurricane makes landfall

Difference between a watch and warning 

Deciding to leave your home

Staying in place and returning home

Hurricane season predictions for 2023

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