COSEE Ocean Systems: News
2017 hurricane forecast calls for above-normal season in Atlantic
Description: Warm ocean waters could fuel an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season, while storm-suppressing El Nino conditions are expected to be scarce. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecast calls for 11 to 17 named storms, with five to nine hurricanes. Two to four hurricanes are expected to be "major" with sustained winds of at least 111 mph. [Source: CBS News]
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Source: CBS News
Publish Date: 5/25/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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