Tropical Storm Chantal Forms in Atlantic, No Threat To Texas

What is the danger?

Tropical Storm Chantal is the third named storm of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, but poses no threat to Texas. The storm is currently located over the open Atlantic and is expected to downgrade to a tropical depression later this week.

What you should do:

While Tropical Storm Chantal will not impact Texas, we are currently in the peak of Hurricane Season.

All residents should get a kit, make a plan and stay informed on tropical weather.

If you live in an evacuation zone (Zip Zone) and will need assistance evacuating for a storm that threatens our region, now is the time to call 2-1-1 and register for assistance.

Go to for hurricane preparedness information and to sign up for Ready Harris Alerts to stay informed.

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