2021 Hurricane Season


2021 Hurricane Outlook

The National Hurricane Center issued its first seasonal forecast for 2021 on May 20. It expects a more active than normal season with 13 to 20 named storms, 6 to 10 hurricanes, and 3 to 5 major hurricanes.

This video provides an update from the Center regarding the 2021 season.

Hurricane Season Preparedness

Hurricane season starts June 1 and continues through November 30. In Helotes, our main threat from these storms is high winds, flooding, and tornados. Now is the time to ensure that you are ready for severe weather.

Use these links for helpful tips and information:

This worksheet will help your family build an Emergency Plan.

This checklist will help your family create a Disaster Supply Kit.

Prepare for your pets before a disaster. Create a Pet Supply Kit.

Additional Resources:

Turn Around, Don’t Drown! Learn more about preparing for floods.

Tips to stay safe during thunderstorms and lightning.

Tips to stay safe during a tornado.

Thunderstorms can cause power outages. Click here for power outage tips. For current information about power outages in your neighborhood, check the Power Outage Map provided by CPS Energy.

Emergency Management Office


Emergency Management
Leadership Team

Helotes Mayor
Fire Chief
City Administrator

12951 Bandera Road
Helotes, TX 78023

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