Rules and Regulations

Landfall Announcements

Here you can find information about the 2018 Atlantic Basin tropical storm season, including a list of Qualifying Terminating Conditions (QTC) and Atlantic Landfalls (QALs).

Please refer to this page for updates related to Atlantic Named Storm (ANS) contract settlements, as determined by occurrence of a Qualifying Terminating Conditions (QTC). If a Qualifying Terminating Condition (QTC) occurs1, details will be provided for any related Atlantic Named Storm contract currently listed for trading.

2018 Qualifying Terminating  Conditions (QTC) Summary

ANS Contract Storm Name QTC Date and Time QTC Location(Lat./Lon.)
  WXANS18G  Gordon   September 4,2018 11:30pm ET   30.4N 88.4W
  WXANS18F  Florence   September 14,2018 07:15am ET   34.2N 77.8W
  WXANS18H  Helene   September 17,2018 12:14pm ET   No Landfall
  WXANS18I  Isaac   September 20,2018 02:32pm ET   No Landfall
  WXANS18J  Joyce   September 21,2018 03:25pm ET   No Landfall
  WXANS18K  Kirk   October 03,2018 05:00pm ET   No Landfall
  WXANS18M  Michael   October 10,2018 01:39pm ET   30.0N 85.5W
  WXANS18L  Leslie   October 15,2018 12:00pm ET   No Landflall
  WXANS18N  Nadine   October 15,2018 01:55pm ET   No Landflall
  WXANS18O  Oscar   November 4,2018 07:25am ET   No Landflall

2018 Qualifying Atlantic Landfall (QAL) Summary

ANSL Contract Storm Name QAL Date and Time QAL Location(Lat./Lon.)
  WXASLED1801     N/A     August 6, 2018*   No Landfall

*WXASLED1801 was settled without landfall. CX has delisted ANSL contracts as indicated in our Notice # 2018-08 (2018-07-27): CX Delisting ANSL Contract (pdf,114KB).

2018 Atlantic Basin Tropical Storm Season General Summary

Below is a list of all named storms that have occurred during the 2018 Atlantic Basin tropical storm season thus far. For each storm, we have provided information about when the storm was active, whether the storm made landfall and, if the storm made landfall, the date and time it made landfall and the landfall location.

Storm Name Dates Storm Active Landfall? (Yes/No) Landfall Date and Time Landfall Location (Lat./Lon.)
Alberto* May 25 – 28, 2018 Yes* May 28, 2018 5:00pm ET 30.3 N, 85.9 W
Beryl July 7 – July 17 No Landfall
Chris July 8 – July 17 No Landfall
Debby August 7 – August  9 No Landfall
Ernesto August 15 – August 18 No Landfall
Florence September 1 – September 14  Yes  September 14,2018 07:15am ET 34.2N 77.8W
Gordon September 3 –  September 4  Yes  September 4,2018 11:30pm ET 30.4N 88.4W
Helene September 8 – September 17 No Landfall
Isaac September 8 – September 20 No Landfall
Joyce September 12 – September 21 No Landfall
Kirk September 22 – October 03 No Landfall
Leslie September 23 – October 15 No Landfall
Michael October 7 – October 10  Yes  October 10 2018 01.39pm ET  30.0N 85.5W
Nadine October 9 – October 15 No Landfall
Oscar October 26 – November 04 No Landfall

* Subtopical Storm Alberto made landfall on Monday, May 28th 2018, before the formal start of the 2018 Atlantic Tropical Storm Season, and before the start of trading for the ANSL contracts on CX. For this reason, the next storm that forms will be the first to be tradable on CX for the 2018 season).

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Archives of prior years’ storms: 20172016

All landfall information is confirmed with the NOAA National Hurricane Center (NHC) or AccuWeather.