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Hurricane Safety

Hurricane Ike reminded our community that we need to be prepared. CenterPoint Energy prepares for the worst every hurricane season, and so should you. Click on the links for what to do before, during and after a storm.

Stay in a small, interior room – away from windows and doors.
Follow these steps to stay safe and return to normal after a storm.
Phone numbers and web sites for local, state and federal agencies as well as private organizations to provide support for hurricane victims.
An emergency supply checklist and things to do before the storm.
Water and electricity are a dangerous combination.
Gas lines are buried underground and not usually affected by severe weather. We recommend you NOT disconnect gas service in advance of a storm.
To report an outage call 713-207-2222 or 800-332-7143
Storm Center
Storm Center