Active hurricane season predicted

As the Atlantic Hurricane Season got underway June 1, storm experts at Colorado State University updated their 2021 forecast on June 3, adding an additional named storm to the prediction they issued in April 2021. Here’s the report:

Colorado State University hurricane researchers are maintaining their forecast for an above-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2021, citing the likely absence of El Niño as a primary factor. Sea surface temperatures averaged across portions of the tropical Atlantic are near normal, while the subtropical Atlantic is much warmer than average. This type of sea surface temperature configuration is also considered favorable for an active 2021 Atlantic hurricane season…

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