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Harris County Alert

September 28, 2016

Tropical Storm Matthew Forms Near the Caribbean, Not a Threat to Texas

What is the situation?

Tropical Storm Matthew has formed near the Caribbean. It is the 13th named storm of 2016.

What you need to know:

Tropical Storm Matthew poses no threat to Texas.  

Keep in mind that there is still a good chance for tropical storms or hurricanes to form late in the season. The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management reminds residents to remain vigilant. Prepare now by having an emergency plan, assembling an emergency supply kit and by staying informed. Go to for resources or download our free ReadyHarris mobile app to help you create a personalized preparedness plan. Click here to download it now. Hurricane season runs through November 30th.

Where you can learn more:

Tropical Weather Information: National Hurricane Center

Local Forecast: National Weather Service

Preparedness & Emergency Information: