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2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Has Begun

Monday, June 1st, 2020 marked the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season, with another named storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico. 

Two tropical storms, Arthur and Bertha, formed in May ahead of the official start of the season: Arthur formed about 190 miles east-northeast of Cape Canaveral, FL, while Bertha formed near the coast of South Carolina and then made landfall approximately 20 miles east of Charleston.  

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What is the difference between an Excessive Heat Watch, Warning, or Advisory?

A common question that we get asked all the time is “what is the difference between an Excessive Heat Watch and Warning, and how do they differ from a Heat Advisory?” Below are the answers:

EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH: An Excessive Heat Watch is issued when there is a potential for the heat index value to reach or exceed 110 degrees or 105 degrees within the next 24 to 48 hours.

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