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Tropical Storm Harvey Forms

Aug 17, 2017 Back


August 17, 2017 

Tropical Storm Harvey Forms 

What is the danger?
The eighth named storm of the 2017 Hurricane Season, Tropical Storm Harvey, has formed in the open Atlantic.

What you should do:

The chance of a storm developing in the Gulf of Mexico is the highest between August and October. 

All residents should have a plan for tropical weather. If you live in an evacuation zone and will need assistance evacuating, please call 2-1-1 and register today. Go to www.readyharris.org for hurricane preparedness information and to sign up for emergency alerts. 

HCOHSEM's ReadyHarris mobile app puts the power to build a personalized preparedness plan in the palm of your hand. The free app is available for both Apple and Android devices.

Where you can learn more:

Tropical Weather Information: National Hurricane Center
Local Forecast: NWS Forecast Office Houston/Galveston, TX


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