COSEE Ocean Systems: News
First above-normal Atlantic hurricane season since 2012 produced five landfalling U.S. storms
Description: The Atlantic, eastern Pacific and central Pacific 2016 hurricane seasons have ended. Scientists said that all three regions saw above-normal seasons. For the Atlantic, this was the first above-normal season since 2012. The Atlantic saw 15 named storms during 2016, including 7 hurricanes (Alex, Earl, Gaston, Hermine, Matthew, Nicole, and Otto), 3 of which were major hurricanes (Gaston, Matthew and Nicole). [Source: NOAA News]
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Source: NOAA News
Publish Date: 11/30/2016
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