May 15 marks the beginning of the Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season. The official season runs through November 30th for the Eastern Pacific Basin.
The Eastern Pacific Basin extends from the West Coast to 140 degrees West latitude. Storms can continue from the Eastern Pacific region into the Central Pacific.
The start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season is right around the corner, beginning June 1st and continuing through November 30th. Make sure you and your family are prepared for the tropical season by joining WeatherNation on-air and online the final week of May for Hurricane Prep Week.
-Meteorologist Viki Knapp