NOAA forecasters lower Atlantic hurricane season prediction
SILVER SPRING, MD, Aug. 9, 2018 (Press Release) -Conditions in the ocean and the atmosphere are conspiring to produce aless active Atlantic hurricane seasonthan initially predicted in May, though NOAA and FEMA are raising caution as the season enters its peak months.
“There are still more storms to come – the hurricane season is far from being over. We urge continued preparedness and vigilance,” said Gerry Bell, Ph.D., lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center.
Seasonal forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center have increased the likelihood of a below-normal Atlantic hurricane season to 60 percent (up from 25 percent ...