While not projected to be in the direct path of Hurricane Wilma, the
island of Cozumel has instructed several hurricane preparedness initiatives in compliance with government safety and planning guidelines.
According to the National Weather Service tropical storm winds are expected to reach the region at approximately 8 p.m. CST Thursday, Oct. 20.
Raul Marrufo, Director of the Cozumel Tourism Promotion Board, insists the the island is well prepared for any regional impact.
“All of the necessary preparations are in place to deal with the wind conditions and we are well-equipped to deal with any of our tourists’ needs,” he said.