Message for U.S. Citizens – Hurricane Season Alert

Hurricane Season Alert

May 29, 2018

Location: Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico

Event: Hurricane Season in the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico begins June 1 and ends on November 30, 2018, though most tropical cyclones typically develop between May and October. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those in hurricane-prone regions begin preparations for the upcoming seasons now.

Actions to Take:

· Visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center for the 2018 Hurricane forecast.

· Visit the Department of State’s Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones page.