HOUSTON – Hurricane season is unpredictable each year and we don't want residents along the Gulf Coast to be caught off guard.

Make sure your family is equipped and informed with help from the 2018 KHOU 11 Hurricane and Severe Weather Preparedness Guide.

The KHOU 11 Hurricane and Severe Weather Preparedness Guide is a great resource for families, businesses, schools and organizations.

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Inside the guide, chart storms on the tracking map, plan your evacuation route, learn how to build a disaster supply kit and how best to prepare your family, pets and home.

We also have information on tornadoes, flooding and thunderstorms, along with information about storm surge, the hurricane wind scale and other weather-related terms to know.

Pick up your copy of the guide at Memorial City Mall or download a digital copy here.

Along with Memorial City Mall, our 2018 sponsors are: CenterPoint Energy Natural Gas Generators, Flood Safe USA and Shell.

KHOU 11's 2018 Hurricane & Severe Weather Preparedness Guide by KHOU on Scribd