Where is the national hurricane center for the Caribbean located?
Florida inter nation university in Miami Florida
The moist air flowing westward from the North Atlantic Ocean met the warm waters of the western Caribbean Sea, and what's described as a tropical wave became a tropical storm over a period of six hours. Named Sandy by the National Hurricane Center located in Miami, Florida, she gathered her strength and was upgraded to hurricane status within 48 hours. See her meteorological history, and much more information, at the related link listed below:
How close does a hurricane have to be in order for the national hurricane center to issue a warning?
When the national hurricane center issues a hurricane warning how much warning does that give the people in its path?
It depends. For storms that form relatively quickly, the warning period may be a few hours, but thankfully most storms are not like that. Usually, when a hurricane warning is issued, it means that the National Hurricane Center is expecting hurricane conditions to occur in the warning area within 24 hours. However, hurricane warnings are usually issued after hurricane watches, which specify a period of 24-36 hours from the issuing of the warning to the…
In the United States most severe weather watches are issued by the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma. Warnings are usually issued by the local National Weather Service offices of the area affected. Hurricane watches and warnings are issued by the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida.