There are multiple local, state and federal agencies involved in preparing people for emergencies and offering educational resources.
Learn more on what goes into categorizing hurricanes, how often major storms hit Texas, and just what kind of damage you can expect.
Know where the storm is going and how to get out of its path with satellite images, tracking charts and evacuation maps.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, revised its flood zone map after Hurricane Ike hit the Texas coast in 2008. The storm surge reached areas of Galveston that took experts and residents by surprise.
Avoid being caught off guard when a storm enters the Gulf of Mexico by having an emergency plan in place and supplies on hand.
Our Hurricane Safety Guide will get you prepared for what you need to know before the season starts, before a storm makes landfall, during a a storm and afterwards.
The Coastal Bend has been very fortunate over the last several years in not having to deal with a catastrophic tropical storm or hurricane. Some of the historic storms that have made landfall in the Corpus Christi area include Hurricane Beulah in 1967, Hurricane Celia in 1970, Tropical Storm Amelia in 1978, and Hurricane Bret in 1999.