Coast Guard shares what you need to know about hurricane season, tropical disturbance looming in Gulf

Coast Guard official discusses hurricane preparedness

HOUSTON – Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston discussed hurricane preparedness for the upcoming hurricane season and the pending tropical disturbance currently in the Gulf Wednesday.

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Cmdr. Michael Cortese, Sector Houston-Galveston Response department head, discussed how the public can ensure they are prepared this hurricane season by providing tips and important safety messages.

Watch the full video of the event at the player at the top of this article as soon as it can be processed.

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