City of Lufkin, 300 E. Shepherd
Lufkin, Texas 75902 936-634-8881

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When active the EOC Phone Bank Numbers is (936) 630-0600

In case of an evacuation to the Lufkin area, the following information is provided for your use.  The check-in point for all Lufkin evacuees is the Lufkin High School.  Check back to the site frequently for updates.  No evacuations to the Lufkin area have been ordered at this time.

Hurricane Information

The latest storm tracks are presented here.  In case of a tropical storm or hurricane, we will present the latest tracking data. 

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3-Day Forecast Track
5-Day Forecast Track

This display shows an approximate representation of coastal areas under a hurricane warning (red), hurricane watch (pink), tropical storm warning (blue) and tropical storm watch (yellow). The orange circle indicates the current position of the center of the tropical cyclone. The black line and dots show the National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecast track of the center at the times indicated. NHC forecast tracks of the center can be in error; average areas of uncertainty for the first 3 days of the forecast track are shown by the solid white area, while the area of uncertainty for the days 4 and 5 portion of the forecast is shown by the white stippled area.






Emergency preparedness supplies

If you've already prepared your kit, then use this checklist, or if you haven't prepared your kit, then this list will help.

  •  First-aid kit.

  • Extra prescription medications, written copies of prescriptions, other special medical items.

  • Important documents and records, photo IDs, proof of residence, information you may need to process insurance claims.

  • Cash — power outages mean banks and ATMs may be unavailable.

  • Battery-operated radio.

  • Flashlight with extra batteries.

  • Phone numbers of family and friends.

  • Road maps, a travel plan, hotel reservations and a list of places between your town and your destination where you can stop if the highways are clogged.

  • Three-day supply of non-perishable food, and one gallon of bottled water per person per day.

  • Coolers for food and ice storage, paper plates, plastic utensils.

  • Manual can opener, knife, tools, booster cables, fire extinguisher, duct tape, tarp, rope.

  • Blankets, pillows, sleeping bags and extra clothing.

  • Eyeglasses, sunglasses, hearing aids.

  • Special supplies needed for babies, older adults or pets.

  • Extra keys.


  • Whether you are evacuating or not, here are a few tips.

  • To protect your home, whether you are staying or going, put up shutters or plywood on all windows and openings. Winds are stronger at higher elevations.

  • Move patio furniture, hanging plants and gas grills inside. If your home is vulnerable to rising water, move valuables and furniture to a higher level.

  • Notify relatives and friends about evacuation plans and confirm reservations if planning to stay in a hotel.

  • Be familiar with other places to stay between your home and destination should roads become clogged. Do not ride out a hurricane in a car. Know where emergency shelters are along the route.

  • Turn off electricity at the main circuit breaker or fuse box to protect appliances from power surges and reduce risk of live dangling wires after the storm.

  • If the house is supplied with natural or propane gas, turn the gas off at the meter or tank.

  • Make a final walk-through inspection of the home before closing the door.

  • Do not try to tow a trailer or boat in high winds. It's too hazardous.

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