Hurricane Information

Information presented on this page is sourced from

NCEM 2022 Hurricane Guide can be found here

NCEM 2022 Hurricane Guide (Spanish) can be found here


  1. Hurricane Info
  2. Before a Storm
  3. Prepare Now
  4. 36 Hours Out
  5. 18-36 Hours Out
  6. 6-18 Hours Out
  7. 6 Hours or Less Out
  8. Survive During
  9. Be Safe After

Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. Potential threats from hurricanes include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, tornadoes, and landslides. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The Pacific hurricane season runs May 15 to November 30. Hurricanes:

  • Can happen along any U.S. coast or in any territory in the Atlantic or Pacific oceans.
  • Can affect areas more than 100 miles inland.
  • Are most active in September.