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The U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo reminds U.S. citizens in the Dominican Republic to remain vigilant during the hurricane season.  At this time, Hurricane Irma is forecast to impact the entirety of the Dominican Republic to varying degrees with eastern and northern areas most heavily impacted, by Wednesday, September 6.  This situation continues to develop.

For tracking and the latest forecasts related to Hurricane Irma see the National Hurricane Center website.

For further information on how to prepare for this hurricane as well as other emergency situations see Hurricane and Disaster Preparedness.