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Preparing Houston For The 2016 Hurricane Season

The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1st.

Screen Shot 2014-09-05 at 3.49.21 PM- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett

June 1st marks the start of hurricane season which lasts through November.

Experts predict an average season with as many as four major hurricanes.

Harris County Judge Ed Emmett oversees the county’s disaster response operations.

He says people who don’t live in storm surge zones should not evacuate in the event of a storm, because that helps keep the roads open for those who are in immediate danger when a hurricane approaches.

Listen to the full conversation above.

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