Memorial Day Weekend: Tropics Active in Recent Years

May 22, 2018

Memorial Day weekend and hurricane season might not sound like they belong in the same sentence together, but recent years have shown us how the tropics can ruin the unofficial start of the summer.

Two of the past six years have featured landfalling named storms on the southeastern coast of the United States. Given their early-season nature, these systems aren’t usually intense, but they can put a damper on holiday plans.

By Chris Dolce May 21 2018 12:33 PM EDT