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Colorado State predicts active hurricane season with 16 named storms

Hurricane season begins on June 1.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — With the world dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, it's hard to believe that hurricane season is right around the corner. But, it is.

On Thursday morning, a group of forecasters at Colorado State University released their early predictions for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season.

The average hurricane season has 12 named storms. CSU is predicting 16. On average, there are six hurricanes. The university is predicting eight.

Four of the storms are predicted to be major hurricanes.

Hurricane season ends on Nov. 30. 

NOAA will release its own outlook later in spring. 

Hurricane Seasonal Forecast

2020 Hurricane Seasonal Forecast with Dr. Phil Klotzbach. All Zoom participants will receive a link to the Hurricane Season Forecast by email. All others send a request to alex@wxguide.com. We will also post here and on Twitter.

Posted by National Tropical Weather Conference on Thursday, April 2, 2020

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