The annual Houston/Galveston Extreme Weather Ready Expo continues to grow in attendance and notoriety. The event, the largest of its kind in the nation, has approximately 2,500 attendees each year. The success of the event is due to its partnership with private and public entities from its inception. The free weather preparedness event has garnered national attention and recognition for its efforts to prepare residents for extreme weather situations through presentations, interactive exhibits, hurricane season forecasting and more.