The National Hurricane Center is watching two tropical waves in the Atlantic Ocean.
A new low-pressure area showed up closer to the Leeward Islands today.
The National Hurricane Center is watching four areas in the Atlantic for possible development.
The 2018 hurricane season continues as two new areas are identified by the National Hurricane Center.
Maria is upgraded to a category five storm. Landfall is expected this evening.
Maria is now classified as a category one hurricane. The storm is expected to strengthen before reaching the Leeward Islands in the next 24-to-48 hours.
Hurricane Maria is expected later today. The storm's path is taking it toward some of the already-devastated islands in the Caribbean.