In May, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center forecasted a 75 percent chance that the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30, would be near or above normal. They planned to update the Atlantic seasonal in early August, just before the peak of the season. They have done so and it is [...]

Hurricane Names

Historically, until the early 1950s, tropical storms and hurricanes were tracked by year and the order in which they occurred. With time it became apparent that the use of short, easily remembered names that were written and spoken communications was quicker and reduce confusion when two or more tropical storms occurred at the same time. [...]

Hurricane News

For over thirty years, every spring, weather forecasters and weather watchers wait to hear from the Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University about how many hurricanes we will have that season. Many meteorologists consider them to be the most credible and comprehensive forecast out there. In April they released their latest [...]