Hurricanes in the Caribbean
Hurricane tracking and predictions
Non-government website on Twitter with the latest NOAA updates. Sign up their for alerts.
Atlantic Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook covering a two day period.
This Weather Underground site is especially good for tropical weather and hurricane tracking and links to numerous other sites.
September is often the most active month, a time some islands almost shut down because tourism is almost dead. Hurricane season officially ends November 30, but storms have formed in December, too. See hurricane strike zones by month since the 1800s
when a tropical system organizes, it's initially labeled
a tropical depression. If sustained winds reach 39 mph,
the system is upgraded to a tropical storm and named.
If you and a hurricane are headed toward the same island destination, change your path. Cancel or postpone. Heavy downpours always accompany these storms, which may create landslides and disrupt island life for six months or more because of the amount of destruction.