Hurricane Season

Sen. Cruz Encourages Disaster Preparedness During Hurricane Season

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement in preparation for hurricane season:   “Hurricane season has officially begun. An increase in the potential for devastating storms and floods ought to be accompanied by an increase in preparedness for such an event.”   “Taking commonsense steps to prepare for these storms is the best way that we can protect our homes and businesses in Texas. We’ve felt the devastation of hurricanes time and time again […]

Don’t Forget to Prepare for Hurricane Season

It’s here for six months, June 1-November 30 Hurricane season is here!  In the event of a powerful rainstorm or hurricane, you could be without basic utilities, such as electricity, water, gas, phone, and Internet for three days or more. Additionally, subsequent flooding can restrict access, to roadways making it difficult to get food or medicine. Preparing in advance now will help you cope with the loss of necessities. Unfortunately, being unprepared is risky. The […]

30th Named Tropical Storm Iota Forms, No Threat to Texas

What is the danger? Tropical Storm Iota has formed off the western coast of Central America and is the 30th named storm of the 2020 Hurricane Season. According to the National Hurricane Center, Iota is currently moving west-northwest and could strengthen into a hurricane. Iota poses no threat to Texas.   What you should do: Hurricane Season does not end until November 30th. While Tropical Storm Iota will not impact Texas, you should still take time to […]