Weather & Emergency Preparedness
| Weather | Hurricanes | Floods | Tropical Storm Allison | Fire | El Nino | Winter Storms/Blizzards | Earthquakes | Wilderness Survival/First Aid | Disaster/Emergency Preparations | Disaster Recovery Organizations/Agencies | Environment (including Global Warming) |
Weather
Regional Joint Information Center
  • Pct. 4 Community Centers
  • Weather Channel
  • Nat. Weather Service (main URL) | Natl Weather Service (HOU/GAL) | Weather Research Center |
  • NOAA Extreme Weather Information Sheets
  • KTRK ABC-Ch. 13 Live Doppler Radar
  • World's Most Notable Tornadoes, Floods, Hurricanes, etc. of the 20th Century
  • U.S. Naval Observatory: Data Services (Ephemeris-type data. Sunrise/sunset. Eclipses. Moon phases. Etc.)
    Weather History
  • Local Houston Weather (Note: Scroll down to Archived Conditions)
  • Weather History (by zip code)
  • Past Weather (By Day) (back to 1946)
  • Historical Weather Data (Average temperature, average precipitation, etc.)
    Tornado Project Online

    Hurricanes


  • Hurricane Central (Weather Channel)
  • National Weather Service (Official Site)
  • Tropical Weather (Weather Underground)
  • Together Against the Weather (Register for handicapped/elderly/transportation evacuation needs)
  • DisasterAssistance.gov (Access to Disaster Help & Resources)
  • Hurricane Risk Calculator (Should you hunker down or evacuate? Meant for single-family residences in Harris County)
  • Hurricane Season (KTRK-Channel 13, Houston, ABC affiliate)
  • Hurricanes (Click2Weather.com) [KPRC-Channel 2, Houston, NBC affiliate]
  • Operation Stormwatch (KTRH-740 AM radio)
  • Tropical Weather (Houston Chronicle)
  • Hurricane Preparedness (NOAA)
  • NOAA Extreme Weather Information Sheets
  • Hurricane: Storm Science (Miami Museum of Science) | Hurricane Tracking Chart (Harris County Flood Control District) |
    Hurricane Preparedness (TX DPS)
  • Harris County Homeland Security & Emergency Management
  • Hurricane Evacuation Map BY ZIP CODE (Greater Houston/Galveston area)
    Hurricane / Tropical Storm History
  • Deadliest, Costliest, & Most Intense United States Tropical Cyclones from 1851 to 2010
    Hurricanes which impacted the greater Houston/Galveston/Southeast Texas area
    1900
  • Galveston Hurricane of 1900
  • Sea Wall (Galveston) |
    1957
    | Hurricane Audrey (NOAA) | Hurricane Audrey (Wikipedia) |
    1961
    | Hurricane Carla [PDF] (NOAA) | Hurricane Carla (Wikipedia) |
    1983
    | Hurricane Alicia | Hurricane Carla & Hurricane Alicia |
    2005
    | Hurricane Rita (Houston Chronicle) | Hurricane Rita (Wikipedia) | Hurricane Katrina Recovery Information | Hurricane Rita Recovery Information |
    2008
    | Hurricane Ike (NOAA) | Hurricane Ike (NOAAwatch.gov) | Hurricane Ike (Wikipedia) | Hurricane Ike Recovery |
  • Hurricane Humberto | Hurricane Gustav |
  • Hurricane Names (Current, Future, Retired, etc.)[NOAA] | Retired Names (NOAA) |
  • Historical Hurricane Tracks (NOAA)
  • Texas Hurricane History
  • New York Hurricane of 1938
    Floods
  • Public Flood Map (FEMA Map Service Center)
    [Make a FIRMette - create your own Flood Insurance Rate Map online]
  • [NOTE: FIRM map ONLY shows flood risk from bayous & streams, NOT from street flooding!]
  • Harris County Flood Control District
  • Houston Storm Water Management Program
  • Harris County Homeland Security & Emergency Management (See Realtime Rainfall Gauges under Station List under FLOOD DATA)
  • FloodSmart.gov (Natl. Flood Insurance Program)
  • Significant Houston Area Floods
    Tropical Storm Allison Recovery Project
  • Tropical Storm Allison [National Weather Service]
  • Progress and lessons: 10 years after Tropical Storm Allison [Houston Chronicle]
  • Cypress Creek Flood Control Coalition
  • Water & Water Safety (including flood control plans)
  • Floods: the Routine Disaster (About.com) | Floods & Floodplains |
  • American Red Cross | NOVA on Floods |
  • Floods (including Flood History)
    Fire (including Wildfires)
    | Fire Hurts. Red Cross Helps! | Find a Shelter | Joint Information Center |
    El Nino
  • El Nino (1997-1998) (USA Today site) | El Nino Guide |
  • More El Nino |
    Winter Storms/Blizzards
  • Blizzards (Weather Channel) | Blizzards (Including historic blizzards) (Weather Channel) |
    Earthquakes
  • EarthGuide (Earthquakes in Southern California & Tsunami QuickGuide)[Scripps Institution of Oceanography]
  • Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 (USGS)
  • New Madrid (Earthquake Hazards Program, USGS)
  • New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811-1812 (USGS)
    Wilderness Survival/First Aid
  • Wilderness Survival | Survival Primer |
  • Hiking Gear/How To (Great Outdoors Recreation Pages)[Including camping, outdoor cooking, tips re emergencies, etc.]
    Disaster/Emergency Preparations
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response (Centers for Disease Control)
  • Emergency Preparedness Fact Sheets (Food Safety & Inspection Service)
    Disaster Recovery Organizations/Agencies

    | Sandy Recovery (Red Cross) | Safe&Well after Sandy (Red Cross) | Disaster Survivor Assistance (FEMA) | Sandy Recovery (Salvation Army) |
  • FEMA | Disaster Survivor Assistance (FEMA) |
  • American Red Cross | Greater Houston Area Red Cross | Safe & Well (Red Cross) |
  • Salvation Army: Sandy Response | Salvation Army Texas |
  • Click2Houston.com (KPRC-Ch.2) | KTRK-Ch.13 | KHOU-Ch.11 |
  • Harris County Homeland Security & Emergency Management
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    Last Modified: 11/6/2012