Possible 1st storm of season…


Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — A pre-hurricane-season system is showing signs of developing within the next 5-days off the southeastern U.S. coast. If it does develop into a tropical storm, it will be named Ana. This system will NOT affect the SSS Islands or the rest of the Caribbean.

Also, the season has been forecast to be near- or below-normal.

Prepare your families, homes, and properties in advance of any tropical systems during the season — Don’t get caught off-guard.

Remember to have & keep your Hurricane Kit ready throughout this hurricane season.
Additionally, stay tuned to our Facebook fan page for periodic Hurricane Information.


  • St. Maarten = 18.0°N, 63.1°W | Saba = 17.6°N, 63.2°W | St. Eustatius = 17.5°N, 63.0°W
  • Names for this year’s Atlantic Hurricane Season are: Ana, Bill, Claudette, Danny, Erika, Fred, Grace, Henri, Ida, Joaquin, Kate, Larry, Mindy, Nicholas, Odette, Peter, Rose, Sam, Teresa, Victor, Wanda.

Source: Eye-4-weather and National Hurricane Center