The 2024 Atlantic hurricane season is underway and lasts until Nov. 30. You can check here for hurricane season updates.

For the latest tropical development updates, you can check here.

What You Need To Know

  • NOAA predicts above normal activity this hurricane season

  • Atlantic sea surface temperatures are experiencing record warmth

  • La Niña conditions are expected during the peak of hurricane season

NOAA predicts above normal activity across the Atlantic basin this year. It's primarily because of record warm sea surface temperatures across the Atlantic and the expected return of La Nina conditions this summer, both being contributors to tropical activity.

Here are the names that are being used in 2024. This list, excluding any names that get retired, will be re-used in 2030. 

You can learn more about 2024's list of names here.

Here are this season's tropical tracks so far.


Alberto was the first named storm of the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season. It formed in the western Gulf of Mexico on June 19, becoming a tropical storm.

It made landfall in northeastern Mexico on June 20 with max winds of 45 mph, bringing heavy rain, coastal flooding and wind impacts to northern Mexico and South Texas. It dissipated quickly later that day.


Beryl was an early season, record-breaking storm that made three landfalls and strengthened into the earliest Category 5 storm in the Atlantic on record during its lifespan. 

Beryl formed on Friday, June 28, becoming the second named storm of the year. It first became a hurricane on Saturday, June 29, and on Sunday, June 30, it became the earliest Atlantic Category 4 storm on record. 

It was the earliest major hurricane (Category 3+) to form in the Atlantic basin since 1966, and the third earliest major hurricane to form on record. 

It made its first of three landfalls on Carriacou Island in Grenada on Monday, July 1, as a strong Category 4 with max winds of 150 mph. It was the earliest Category 4 storm to make landfall in the Atlantic basin on record.

Beryl moved back over the southeastern Caribbean Sea and continued to strengthen into a Category 5 hurricane. It became the earliest Category 5 hurricane on record, breaking the prior record held by Hurricane Emily in 2005 by two weeks. Beryl was also the strongest July Atlantic hurricane on record.

It brushed past the south of Hispaniola, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands as a major hurricane before making its second landfall just northeast of Tulum on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. It moved inland on the morning of July 5, as a Category 2 hurricane with max winds of 110 mph.

Its third and final landfall was near Matagorda, Texas, on July 8, as a Category 1 hurricane with max winds of 80 mph.


Chris formed on late Sunday, June 30, becoming the third named storm of the season. It made landfall near Lechuguillas in the Mexican state of Veracruz early in the morning on Monday, July 1, bringing heavy rainfall to eastern Mexico.

It was short-lived, dissipating shortly after making landfall and just over 12 hours after becoming a named storm.

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