Hurricane Season

Guess it is Hurricane Season now and its time to start to really watch the Tropics. We have already had at least 2 named storms even before June 1st this year, 2020.

Some statistics… [1]

North Carolina

Tropical Cyclones between 1851 – 2019 there were a total of 382 storms that affected North Carolina with a average of 2.26 storms per year.

In Florida

There were about 500 storms that affected Florida between 1851 and 2019 with a average of 2.96 storms per year.

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Here are some resources and articles to continue to prepare for 2020 Hurricane Season…

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Hurricane Season Information

https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/features/hurricanepreparedness/index.html

Ready

https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes

American Red Cross

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/hurricane.html

United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

https://www.osha.gov/dts/weather/hurricane/preparedness.html

Insurance Information Institute

https://www.iii.org/article/preparing-hurricane

National Hurricane Season

https://www.weather.gov/safety/hurricane-plan

AccuWeather

https://www.accuweather.com/en/hurricane

2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected to Be More Active Than Usual, NOAA Says

https://weather.com/safety/hurricane/news/2020-05-21-atlantic-hurricane-season-april-outlook-noaa-the-weather-company

What’s in store for hurricane season 2020? Forecasters expect ‘above average’ storm activity.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/04/02/hurricane-forecast-2020-eight-hurricanes-predicted-form/5110828002/

Hurricane Names – How Are Hurricanes Named?

https://geology.com/hurricanes/hurricane-names.shtml

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[1] Hurricanes: Statistics. (n.d.). Retrieved June 1, 2020, from https://climate.ncsu.edu/climate/hurricanes/statistics

Weather Radar Resources

via National Weather Service in Jacksonville, FL

Wanted to share a couple of awesome weather radar links I found and one of air qualifty. See below for the links to get directly toward the maps.

What weather radar resources do you use?

Radar Data Map from NOAA

NWS Geographic Information Services (GIS) via Esri

Air VIsual