Hurricane Season Basics

Hurricane season officially runs from June 1st through November 30th. Citizens should be prepared for a hurricane throughout the hurricane season, well before a watch or warning is issued.
  • Hurricane Warning: A Hurricane Warning indicates that a hurricane is expected to strike in 24 hours or less.
  • Hurricane Watch: An official warning for a Hurricane Watch indicates the possibility of a hurricane to strike within 24 to 36 hours.

Key Emergency Preparedness Documents to Print and Follow