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