Additional Resources

Hurricane Preparedness Week 

NOAA National Hurricane Center: 
About the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale (PDF)
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale Extended Table (PDF)
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, includes animation showing damage from different categories 
Hurricane strikes between 1950-2011 
Tropical Cyclone Names 
Tropical Cyclone Preparedness Guide (English PDF or Spanish PDF)

State of Texas

Texas Emergency Portal 
Texas Department of Transportation (includes evacuation routes)
Texas Department of Transportation: Highway Conditions 
Texas Department of Public Safety 
Texas Prepares (English or Spanish)
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
Texas Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA Texas Region 

Ready.gov Hurricanes 

Make a Plan 

Ready.gov for Kids 

Disaster Supply Kit


Other Links

  
  
After the Storm: Navigating FEMA Fact Sheets
Texas Sea Grant has modified a series of information sheets, first developed by the Louisiana Sea Grant Law and Policy Program, to help those affected by major storms to navigate Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programs and related legal issues during rebuilding.

Glossary of Frequently Used FEMA/NFIP Terms and Acronyms (PDF)
Advisory Base Flood Elevations (ABFE) During Rebuilding (PDF)
When Your Home or Business Was Completely Destroyed or Substantially Damaged (PDF)
Increased Cost of Compliance (ICC) Program (PDF)