NOAA: Another above-average hurricane season expected
May 21, 2020
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- It will be another above-average hurricane season based on predictions released by the NOAA Thursday morning.
The government agency announced on a conference call that they are expecting a 70% chance of between 13 and 19 named storms, with six to 10 hurricanes. Three to six of those hurricanes could be Category 3 or higher on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale, with maximum sustained winds of 111 mph or higher.