Time to #BeReadyCC for the 2022 Hurricane Season

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CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Today marks the beginning of the 2022 hurricane season. The City of Corpus Christi wants everyone to be ready and encourages residents to create an emergency plan.

 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasters are predicting above-average hurricane activity this year, making it the seventh consecutive above-average hurricane season. For the 2022 hurricane season, NOAA is forecasting a likely range of 14 to 21 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including 3 to 6 major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5; with winds of 111 mph or higher). 

Not sure where to start? The City has the latest information to get you and your family prepared. You can find out what you need for your emergency kit, ways to protect your home, why you should back up your computer files, and pet care tips.

The information is available through the City’s website at www.cctexas.com/beready, on the City’s social media channels, Facebook @citygov and Twitter @cityofcc. To get the latest weather updates from the City of Corpus Christi, residents should sign up for weather alerts at www.cctexas.com/alertsignup or text BeReadyCCNC to 888777. Messages and data rates may apply.

The 2022 hurricane season ends on November 30.

For more information, contact Emergency Management Coordinator Billy Delgado at (361) 826-1100 or by email at billyd@cctexas.com.