Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona

Tropical Storm Fiona formed on September 14th, 2022, 650 miles east of the Leeward Islands. Fiona maintained tropical storm intensity as it approached and entered the Caribbean Sea.

On September 18th, Fiona strengthened into a category 1 hurricane south of Puerto Rico. The same day, Fiona made landfall along Puerto Rico’s southwest coast bringing strong winds and catastrophic floods.

Two days later, Hurricane Fiona strengthened into a category 3 storm north of Hispaniola. Fiona continued intensifying becoming a category 4 storm on September 20th, north of Turks and Caicos.

Fiona maintained major hurricane status as it pushed north across the Atlantic. Fiona eventually transitioned to an extratropical cyclone, bringing powerful winds and storm surge to Atlantic Canada

Visit the National Hurricane Center for archived forecasts and information on Fiona.

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