The images above shows any current tropical cyclone activity for both the Eastern Pacific (EPAC) and North Atlantic (NATL) basins, and is updated most frequently during the normal hurricane seasons for each (EPAC is May 15 through November 30 and NATL is from June 1 through November 30). Click the images above to go to the NHC site for more information on the tropical activity. The data has been provided by the National Hurricane Center (from www.nhc.noaa.gov) and may be subject to availability.
The link above is for satellite images of any tropical weather currently being monitored worldwide. It is an external link to the NOAA Satellite Services Division SSD (available at www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/floaters.html) and may be subject to availability. Only active tropical cyclones will be shown on this special page.
The table below shows a list of storm names for the 2017 North Atlantic hurricane season. This list is maintained during the normal hurricane season (June through November) for the North Atlantic, or when conditions warrant. Please note the color-coded table / legend above the list of names that denotes the storm name (used or not), and whether a chase-log is available for that storm.
|2017 NORTH ATLANTIC TROPICAL CYCLONE NAMES|
The North Atlantic Hurricane Season officially starts on June 1 and runs until November 30. Sometimes, tropical activity can (and has) formed outside these dates. This page is updated during this time frame (June 1 through November 30 of each year), which is the official North Atlantic Hurricane season, or in the cases where extra-seasonal activity warrants ... If you do not know much about tropical cyclones, be sure to read my tutorial on these interesting storms HERE!
Refer to the table below for any tropical activity in the North Atlantic basin for the current time. The table is updated in a timely fashion and shows current tropical cyclone activity as well as any tropical cyclone / hurricane chasing plans. This table will not be updated outside of the normal North Atlantic hurricane season (June through November) unless there is activity.
|STORM ACTIVITY AND INTERCEPT PLANS (UPDATED 09-19-2017)|
|Jose||North Atlantic East Of US Coast||Tropical Storm / Hurricane||Weakening||None|
|Maria||NE Caribbean (USVI PR)||Major Hurricane||Fluctuating||Chase In Progress (Puerto Rico)|
(Click HERE To Check For Live Video Stream When An Active Chase Is In Progress)
The 2017 Hurricane season for the North Atlantic basin starts on June 1, 2013 and continues until November 30, 2017. The previous 2016 North Atlantic hurricane season was a slightly above-average season, with 15 named storms, 7 of which were hurricanes (3 reaching major hurricane strength). The season for 2017 may also be active due to a neautral to weak La Niņa ENSO pattern expected. Always have a disaster or hurricane plan! Updates will be posted during any Atlantic tropical activity.
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