Stormy Weather

Storm Center

Hurricane Season Begins June 1st

Be ready for hurricane season. Today you can determine your personal hurricane risk, find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone, and review/update insurance policies. You can also make a list of items to replenish hurricane emergency supplies and start thinking about how you will prepare your home for the coming hurricane season. If you live in hurricane-prone areas, you are encouraged to complete these simple preparations before hurricane season begins on June 1. Keep in mind, you may need to adjust any preparedness actions based on the latest health and safety guidelines from the CDC and your local officials.​

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As hurricane season dawns on the U.S., DETCOG is keeping an eye out for storms that may affect Deep East Texas. Check this page regularly, for updates from the National Hurricane Center and National Weather Service.

Updates for the Region

Hurricane and Storm Preparation

Hurricane Safety Tips and Resources by the National Weather Service


Hurricane Safety Watches and Warnings Hazards - A better understanding of tropical cyclones and hurricane hazards will help to make a more informed decision on your risk and what actions to take. Plan for a Hurricane - Have an emergency kit and an emergency plan for your family, be sure to review your insurance policies.
Take Action
- Stay tuned in, secure your home, follow orders to evacuate if needed.




National Hurricane Center Updates


Current Forecast Information




State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR)


STEAR Website STEAR Online Self-Registry Individuals can also dial 2-1-1 and select "Option 4" to register by phone.