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Harris County Alert

October 4, 2016

Tropical Storm Nicole Forms in the Atlantic Ocean

What is the situation?

Tropical Storm Nicole, the fourteenth named storm of 2016, has formed in the central Atlantic Ocean. There is no threat to Texas.

What you need to do:

Even though the 2016 Hurricane Season is winding down, residents of the Texas Gulf Coast should continue to be aware of the potential for tropical weather. Whether you are in an evacuation zone or you just need to be able to ride out the storm, the Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) has resources to help you be ready for anything at

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. Click here to download now. 

Where you can learn more:

National Hurricane Center
Interactive Zip-Zone Evacuation Map
Houston-Galveston National Weather Service Office - Hurricanes