For all you Floridians out there enjoying your battleground status between Terrible Trump or Criminal Clinton, let us not be too distracted to notice the booming onset of Hurricane Hermine. From my contacts in Florida, I hear that the flood waters are already arriving. How did Hermine get its/her name? Check out any number of the new pages, resources, and features on our site to stay safe! Check Current Weather, Natural Hazards, or The Three Steps to Survival!
Hermine is a Class 1 Hurricane- not too much to worry about proportionally to a Category 5!
What makes it a Hurricane versus a topical Storm? What is the Difference between Category 2 and Category 5? Check out the charts below for great hurricane facts!
This chart (below) from NOAA is a great resource. It shows 150 years worth of all major hurricane paths. It should give you a good idea of what areas are considered hurricane “hot zones”. Click the image to check it out!