Follow hurricane Maria as it nears the Caribbean

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Hurricane Maria

A tropical cyclone with sustained maximum winds of 74 mph (64 knots) or stronger. In the Northwest Pacific, hurricanes are called typhoons; Similar storms in the Indian Ocean are called cyclones.

Intense Hurricane

A tropical cyclone with sustained maximum winds of 111 mph (96 knots) or stronger, corresponding to Categories 3, 4 or 5 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.

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 Relevant Puerto Rico weather Definitions to prepare for Hurricane Maria

 

TROPICAL STORM SURVEILLANCE:

An announcement that tropical storm conditions (sustained winds of 39-73 mph) are possible within the specified coastal area within 48 hours in association with a tropical cyclone.

TROPICAL STORM WARNING:

An announcement that tropical storm conditions (sustained winds of 39-73 mph) are expected somewhere within the specified coastal area within 36 hours in association with a tropical, subtropical or post-tropical cyclone.

HURRICANE SURVEILLANCE:

An announcement that hurricane Maria conditions (sustained winds of 74 mph or more) are possible within the specified coastal area in association with a tropical, subtropical or post-tropical cyclone. Because hurricane preparedness activities become difficult once tropical storm force winds begin, hurricane monitoring is emitted 48 hours before the expected start of tropical storm force winds.

HURRICANE WARNING:

An announcement that hurricane conditions (sustained winds of 74 mph or more) are expected somewhere within the specified coastal area in association with a tropical cyclone. Because hurricane preparedness activities become difficult once tropical storm force winds begin, hurricane warning for a Puerto Rico weather is emitted 36 hours before the expected start of tropical storm force winds. The warning may remain in effect when the height of the water is still a hazard or the combination of water height and surf remains dangerous even if the winds are less than hurricane force.

WARNING OF EXTREME WINDS:

Sustained extreme hurricane winds (115 mph or stronger), usually associated with the eye wall, are anticipated to begin within one hour. Immediately take shelter in the interior portion of a well-built housing structure.

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