Be Prepared - Atlantic Hurricane Season Runs Through November 30

As we move closer to summer, the longer days also signal the start of hurricane season, which begins June 1 and runs through November 30. Initially for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, The Weather Company predicts 12 named storms, 5 hurricanes and 2 major hurricanes (check back for regular updates).

While the forecast shows a less active year than the historic 2017 season, it only takes one to affect your community or business. Be sure you know the latest updates to keep yourself, your clients and your families in the know.

Here are some publicly available IBM resources to help you stay informed and prepared:

Storm Radar App - THE app for tracking storms

Storm Radar is weather like you’ve never seen before with the ability to dive deep into the eye of the storm. You’ll see advanced storm cell tracking, including detailed analysis of landfall times, strength ratings and forecasted paths. Storm maps, high-resolution imagery, past-to-future radar and real-time severe weather alerts offer an exceptional experience. Download Storm Radar App from Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

The Weather Channel App and - Weather info and news at your fingertips

Plan and prepare with confidence with the world’s most downloaded weather app and Get the best severe weather-related breaking news and editorial content to stay informed with articles, photos and videos throughout the life of a storm. Hurricane Central ( follows the track of the storm. Visit and download the app here from Apple App Store or Google Play Store.


Weather Underground App and - Local depth for the weather enthusiast

Weather Underground provides hyper-local weather forecasts in addition to interactive radar, satellite maps and severe weather alerts. The WU community of weather enthusiasts report live data from weather stations in their own backyards, which helps The Weather Company products generate forecasts targeted to your precise location. Visit and download the app here from Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Let IBM and The Weather Company help if a tropical system approaches so you’ll be ready. Enjoy the season knowing we have you covered.