Alachua County Emergency Management actively tracks tropical storms in the area that is west of 60 degrees west longitude (Leeward Islands area) and south of 35 degrees north latitude (Cape Hatteras area) and will update the website as appropriate. Storms outside this area are monitored but are not added to the tracking website.
2015 Storm Names
Hurricane Forecast Track
Official 5 day track forecasted by the National Hurricane Center (NHC). If issued, Watches and Warnings are also displayed.
The colored bands represent different categories of forecasted, sustained winds. Blue is > 34 knots (40 mph). Yellow is > 50 knots (58 mph). Red is > 64 knots (74 mph).
All named storms from the current year are plotted on the same map. Storms are added once they have become inactive.
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