The first week of September is here, which makes it the perfect time to recap the first half of the 2017 hurricane season in this week's weather update.
Most recently, Hurricane Harvey struck the southeast coast of Texas and decimated the residents of Houston with more than 50 inches of rain. Meanwhile, Hurricane Irma has developed into a powerful Category 5 storm in the Atlantic.
Irma seems poised to strike the citizens of Puerto Rico, before setting her sites on the entire state of Florida. Here’s the timeline of the hurricane season so far: