Hurricanes

Tropical Cyclones

How Hurricanes Form

Hurricanes form when ocean waters have been warmed during hot months. As hurricane winds spiral around and around they push water creating strong tides.

Hurricanes Impacting Texas Ecoregions

Hurricanes impact Ecoregions with their strong winds killing plants, animals, and sometimes humans. Trees, winds, and water does damage to house and local businesses.

Most Fatal and Damaging Hurricanes in Texas

Preparing for a Hurricane

The Easy Steps to Follow

  1. Create a emergency kit and a family plan.
  2. Know your surroundings
  3. Learn the elevation level of your property and whether the land is flood-prone.