NOAA forecasts below-normal Atlantic hurricane season

A new forecast from NOAA now says there is a likelihood of a below-normal Atlantic hurricane season, citing ...

Posted: Aug 9, 2018 3:31 PM
Updated: Aug 9, 2018 3:31 PM

A new forecast from NOAA now says there is a likelihood of a below-normal Atlantic hurricane season, citing a developing El Nino, lower-than-normal sea surface temperatures, stronger wind shear and drier air.

The update is a change from the forecast in late May that called for a normal to slightly above normal season.

Accidents, disasters and safety

Government and public administration

Government bodies and offices

Government organizations - US

Hurricanes

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Natural disasters

Severe weather

Tropical storms

US Department of Commerce

US federal departments and agencies

US federal government

Weather

An average season in the Atlantic sees 12 named storms, six hurricanes, and three major hurricanes.

Developing story - more to come

Article Comments

Fort Wayne
Scattered Clouds
54° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 54°
Angola
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 55°
Huntington
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 52°
Decatur
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 54°
Van Wert
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 54°
Slightly Warmer Sunday
WFFT Radar
WFFT Temperatures
WFFT National

Community Events