Weather & Emergency Preparedness
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Weather
ReadyHarris.org (Regional Joint Information Center)
  • Weather Channel
  • Nat. Weather Service (main URL) | Natl Weather Service (HOU/GAL) |
  • 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
  • Weather History (by zip code)
  • Past Weather (By Day) (back to 1946)

    Hurricanes


  • Zip Zone Map (with evacuation routes) | Zip-Zone Evacuation Zones Map (small) |
  • Together Against the Weather [If you will need transportation assistance, dial 211 to register for help) | Evacuation Maps (Houston-Galveston Area Council) |
  • Hurricane Awareness/Preparation Tips (TX DPS)
  • ReadyHarris.org (Regional Joint Information Center)
  • Harris County Flood Warning System (Click gauge on map to see if creek is over its banks)
  • What is a Potential Tropical Cyclone? (Weather Underground)
  • Hurricane Central (Weather Channel)
  • Natl. Hurricane Center | Natl. Weather Service (Official Site)
  • Hurricane & Tropical Cyclones (Weather Underground)
  • DisasterAssistance.gov (Access to Disaster Help & Resources)
  • Hurricanes & Tropical Storms (City of Houston official site)
  • Hurricanes (Houston Chronicle)
  • Hurricane Preparedness (NOAA)
  • NOAA Extreme Weather Information Sheets
  • Hurricane Tracking Chart (Harris County Flood Control District)
    Hurricanes in History
  • Most Extreme Tropical Cyclones
    Hurricanes which impacted the greater Houston/Galveston/Southeast Texas area
    1900
  • Galveston Hurricane of 1900 | The Galveston Storm (Galveston) |
    1957
    | Hurricane Audrey (NWS) | Hurricane Audrey (Wikipedia) |
    1961
    | Hurricane Carla (NWS) | Hurricane Carla (abc13.com) | Hurricane Carla (Wikipedia) |
    1983
    | Hurricane Alicia | Hurricane Alicia [PDF] |
    2005
    | Hurricane Rita (NWS) | Hurricane Rita (Wikipedia) | Hurricane Katrina Recovery Information | Hurricane Rita Recovery Information |
    2008
    | Hurricane Ike (NWS) | Hurricane Ike (NOAA) | Hurricane Ike (Wikipedia) | Hurricane Ike Recovery |
    2017
  • Hurricane Harvey (The Weather Channel) | Hurricane Harvey Recovery |
  • Hurricane Humberto | Hurricane Gustav |
  • Hurricane Names (Current, Future, Retired, etc.)[NOAA] | Retired Names (NOAA) |
  • Historical Hurricane Tracks (NOAA)
  • Texas Hurricane History
    Floods (FEMA)
    | NOTE: Please click Hurricane Harvey Recovery for information relating to Harvey flooding in Texas, Louisiana, etc. [but in particular the greater Houston area]. |
  • FloodSmart.gov (Natl. Flood Insurance Program)
  • 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
  • ReadyHarris.org [Harris County Homeland Security & Emergency Management]
  • Significant Houston Area Floods [1837-2016]
  • 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 | ReadyHarris.org (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
    Disaster/Emergency Preparations
  • Ready.gov (DHS)
  • Emergency Preparedness & Response (Centers for Disease Control)
    Disaster Recovery Organizations/Agencies

    | Safe&Well [after disasters] (Red Cross) | Disaster Survivor Assistance (FEMA) | (Salvation Army) |
  • FEMA | Disaster Survivor Assistance (FEMA) |
  • American Red Cross | Greater Houston Area Red Cross | Safe & Well (Red Cross) |
  • Salvation Army Texas |
  • Click2Houston.com (KPRC-Ch.2) | KTRK-Ch.13 | KHOU-Ch.11 |
  • ReadyHarris.org (Harris County Homeland Security & Emergency Management)
  • See Also Charities
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    Last Modified: 9/1/2017