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It’s Official, the Atlantic Hurricane Season is Here!

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by Staff Writer

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Hurricane Season has officially begun.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have indicated that this season will be above normal with 13 to 20 named storms, of which 6 to 10 could develop into hurricanes and 3 – 5 becoming major hurricanes.

Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency Mr. Abdias Samuels reminded the public that COVID-19 is still a factor in preparation for this year’s Atlantic Season which has most of its activity between June 1 and November 30.

While the country is currently experiencing drought-like conditions and some are preparing for rain, it is critical to prepare for likely storms.

Communication Manager Vesta Southwell, a guest on a recent edition of WINN FM’s VOICES offered advice to families

Here is the list of names for the 2021 season:

Ana

Bill
Claudette
Danny
Elsa
Fred
Grace
Henri
Ida
Julian
Kate
Larry
Mindy
Nicholas
Odette
Peter
Rose
Sam
Teresa
Victor
Wanda

If all 21 names are used this year, there is a new supplemental list of 21 names that will be used after Wanda.

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