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Hurricane Season in the Caribbean: Strategies to Reduce Weather Risks


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From May to late December prices for Caribbean getaways drop, and the bargains get so tempting one almost forgets the H-word. Read on for some background about hurricane season in the Caribbean, and some protective strategies.

Officially, hurricane season stretches from June 1st to November 30th, and within that time frame, August to October are peak months. Granted, the chance of a major tropical storm beating up your particular spot of paradise is small. But even if a hurricane doesn't catch you right in its path, it disrupts weather patterns for miles around. Nobody wants to spend vacation time staring at the sky and wondering when the rain will stop.

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