Tropical Storm Peter Forms in the Atlantic

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) is monitoring the course of tropical storm Peter which formed today east of Puerto Rico. Based on current forecasts from the National Hurricane Center, Peter will not be a threat to Texas or the Gulf Coast. Tropical Storm Rose is also likely to form today near the African coast.

Tropical Storm Peter is the 16thnamed storm in the Atlantic Hurricane Season which ends November 30, 2021. HCOHSEM urges residents to check their emergency kits and review their emergency plans. Stay informed by following HCOHSEM updates online, on social media, and by signing up for Ready Harris Alerts.

For more information on how to prepare, review our hurricane preparedness and evacuation guide. You can also text GULF2021 to 888777 to receive hurricane season updates.