What is the danger?
Tropical Storm Zeta has formed southeast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Zeta is the 27th named storm of the 2020 Hurricane Season. According to the National Hurricane Center, Zeta is currently moving northwest as it approaches the Gulf of Mexico. At this time, it is unlikely that Zeta will impact Texas, but residents should monitor for changes to the forecast throughout the week.
What you should do:
Hurricane Season does not end until November 30th. While Tropical Storm Zeta is unlikely to impact Texas, you should still take time to make sure you and your family are prepared.
MAKE A PLAN
- Review your family’s emergency plan, including what you will do if you stay or if you evacuate.
- Remember to take into account that social distancing is still needed for COVID-19.
- 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 or go online to register for assistance.
- Go to www.readyharris.org for hurricane preparedness information and to sign up for Ready Harris Alerts to stay informed.
- Follow trusted sources such as: National Weather Service Houston-Galveston, Harris County Flood Control District, and ReadyHarris.
Text CV19 to 888777 to receive COVID19 updates.
Where you can learn more:
- Tropical Weather: NOAA National Hurricane Center
Local Forecast: NWS Forecast Office Houston/Galveston, TX