Hurricane Season is June 1 to November 14 with mid-September being the peak season in theGulf.
Hurricanes have winds of at least 74 mph and form over warm water (80 degrees F +}. While the eye of the storm has calm winds, the strongest winds surround this area. Tornadoes and storm surge created can be devastating - do not stay in the area when officials call for an evacuation.
Are you prepared? Do you have a plan to secure your home and surrounding area and evacuate if necessary? Check out these web sites for a checklist, tracking map and other useful information: