Hurricanes & Tropical Storms
Local and nationwide hurricane news, tracking maps, photos, video, satellite, radar, alerts, blogs and storm preparation guide
Action News Certified Broadcast Chief Meteorologist Mike Buresh tracks the tropics with updates every single day during the hurricane season (June 1st - Nov. 30th). Find out what's happening in the tropics, where tropical development is likely to occur & how Jacksonville and surrounding areas might be affected.
Interactive Caribbean tracking map, satellite
Interactive Pacific tracking map
Interactive Hawaii tracking map
What to do when a storm threatens or is approaching
What to do when a storm is hitting your area.
Tips on how to survive and recover after a storm
BEFORE THE STORM Shopping list Here’s what you should buy now. Don’t wait for a storm, when lines will be long and supplies short.
This page contains links to many of our handy step-by-step guides to preparing for and surviving a hurricane.
Download a printable map to track this year's hurricanes.
The CDC's humorous guide on how to prepare for a real emergency.
The ingredients for a hurricane include a pre-existing weather disturbance, warm tropical oceans, moisture, and relatively light winds aloft.
Hurricane Patricia brought heavy rains and winds to Mexico, but overall damage is reportedly light.
A look at the damage caused by some of the most destructive hurricanes from around the world.