Weather Alert – US Embassy Madrid, Spain

Location: Mainland Spain and outlying islands

Event: Hurricane Leslie is expected to impact portions of mainland Spain between 08:00 pm on Saturday October 13th through Sunday, October 14th. Spanish authorities are warning people to expect high winds, heavy rainfall and possible flooding. Please follow local weather updates for your location and check our website: https://es.usembassy.gov

For further information monitor: https://twitter.com/AEMET_Esp or https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/cyclones/

Actions to Take:   Seek secure shelter. Monitor local media for updates. Make contingency plans. Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance. Notify family and friends of your safety.

Assistance: U.S. Embassy in Spain +(34) 91-587-2200  or +(34) 609 771 528 (after hours)

American Citizen Services: askACS@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Spain Country Information https://es.usembassy.gov

Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) https://step.state.gov/STEPMobile/Default.aspx to receive security updates

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