Storm Watch

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

  • Ana
  • Bill
  • Claudette
  • Danny
  • Erika
  • Fred
  • Grace
  • Henri
  • Ida
  • Kate
  • Larry
  • Mindy
  • Nicholas
  • Odette
  • Peter
  • Rose
  • Sam
  • Teresa
  • Victor
  • Wanda

Hurricane Forecast Track


Official 5 day track forecasted by the National Hurricane Center (NHC). If issued, Watches and Warnings are also displayed.

Wind Swath


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).

Yearly Plot


All named storms from the current year are plotted on the same map. Storms are added once they have become inactive. View Full Map