Time to tighten up response plans as hurricane season ramps up

In spring 2020, weather forecasters reported that conditions in the tropical Atlantic could contribute to an above-average probability for major hurricanes making landfall along the continental U.S. coastline and in the Caribbean. June and July have already marked the busiest start of a hurricane season ever recorded.

Forecasters are currently watching Hurricane Isaias, which on Thursday, as a tropical storm, knocked out power and caused