When Is Hurricane Season in Texas?

May 31, 2023

Hurricanes are one of the most devastating natural disasters in the United States. They can cause severe and extensive damage to property, resulting in substantial financial losses for homeowners and insurers alike. The most recent catastrophic storm to hit the Texas coast was Hurricane Harvey in 2017, which caused massive flooding and displaced hundreds of thousands of residents. This hurricane was also the costliest to date.

When Is Hurricane Season in Texas?

The Hurricane season in the state of Texas starts on June 1st and runs through November 30th. While it is possible for a hurricane to make landfall in any month of the year, it’s most likely to happen between August and September.

According to a report published by Colorado State University, this year’s hurricane season is expected to be below average. They predict a total of 12 to 17 named storms, five to nine of which may become hurricanes, and two to four major hurricanes.

No one knows whether or when a hurricane will strike their area, but it’s important for people to be prepared. They should have a plan of action for before, during, and after a hurricane hits. AARP Texas offers tips, checklists, and resources to help families prepare for a hurricane. By following these simple steps, they can protect themselves and their homes from the devastating impact of a hurricane.


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