NOAA forecasts below-normal Atlantic hurricane season

A new forecast from NOAA now says there is a likelihood of a below-normal Atlantic hurricane season, citing ...

Posted: Aug. 9, 2018 3:31 PM
Updated: Aug. 9, 2018 3:31 PM

A new forecast from NOAA now says there is a likelihood of a below-normal Atlantic hurricane season, citing a developing El Nino, lower-than-normal sea surface temperatures, stronger wind shear and drier air.

The update is a change from the forecast in late May that called for a normal to slightly above normal season.

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An average season in the Atlantic sees 12 named storms, six hurricanes, and three major hurricanes.

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