Weather Alert – Hurricane Leslie, Madeira and Porto Santo islands, Portugal

Location:  Madeira and Porto Santo islands, Portugal

Event:  Hurricane Leslie is expected to impact Madeira and Porto Santo islands between 06:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 13th until 18:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 14th.  Portuguese authorities are warning people to expect high winds, dangerous storm tides, heavy rainfall, and possible flooding.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area
  • Seek secure shelter.
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Make contingency plans to leave
  • Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety