- by cnn
- 01 Oct 2023
Here is a look at the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season.
Past coverage of the 2022 and 2021 hurricane season and the latest weather news can also be found on CNN.
Follow the storm tracker for the path and forecasts of the latest storm.
The 2023 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The areas covered include the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.
The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as a "tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 74 mph (64 knots) or higher."
Hurricanes are rated according to intensity of sustained winds on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. The 1-5 scale estimates potential property damage.
A Category 3 or higher is considered a major hurricane.
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