August 24, 2019
Tropical Storm Dorian Forms North of South America
Tropical Storm Dorian is the third named storm of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season and is currently located off the northern coastline of South America. According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC)
, Dorian may develop into a hurricane as it approaches the Lesser Antilles on Tuesday. While Dorian currently poses no threat to Texas, the Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) will continue to monitor the storm until any potential threats have passed.
What you should do:
While the threat to our area is low, now is the time for residents to prepare. HCOHSEM will provide updates as needed.
- Check your hurricane preparedness kit.
- Review your family’s emergency plan.
- Those who may need help evacuating should call 2-1-1 and register for assistance.
- Remind friends and family to sign up to receive emergency alerts at www.readyharris.org.
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