Forecasters release first predictions on upcoming hurricane season

Long-range weather forecasters say the formation of another El Nino weather pattern could limit the number of hurricanes and tropical storms that develop in the Atlantic Ocean this year.

The 2017 hurricane season officially gets under way on June 1, but several forecasters have already issued their predictions on how many storms are likely to form. 

  • AccuWeather forecasters are anticipating a hurricane season that is less active than normal, with 10 named storms, five of which will strengthen into hurricanes. Three of those will become major hurricanes, AccuWeather predicts.
  • In their annual hurricane assessment, storm researchers at Colorado State University are also calling …read more

    Source: NJ.com Atlantic

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