2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season predictions after an early start

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The majority of meteorologists are predicting that this year won’t be as active than 2016. The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season had an early beginning but meteorologists think it won’t be as active as last year. The number of hurricanes and name storms will be about average. That said, there are still a handful of meteorologists who think it will be slightly more active than normal. In fact, unlike the majority of weather experts, Global Weather Oscillations predicted that the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season would be the most active in the…

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Hurricane season prediction model redesigned for the U.S.

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AIR Worldwide has recently announced updates to its model, which now includes a range of new features. The model used by AIR Worldwide, the catastrophe risk modeling firm, for predictions with respect to the hurricane season in the United States, has now been updated to take into account a number of new features and to provide a considerable amount of additional insight. The update to the Hurricane Model for the United States now includes notably more depth and simulations. The updates to the hurricane season forecast model includes a brand…

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NOAA updates hurricane season forecast, still calls for an active season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has updated their forecast of this year’s hurricane season. The original outlook was issued in May in which the agency noted that the current season would be more active than usual. Several major storms have already formed in the Atlantic Ocean, with some making landfall in Florida and Texas. None have cause any major damage, thus far, but that may change during this month as NOAA predicts as many as five category 3 hurricanes to form offshore. According to Gerry Bell, Ph.D., the…

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