August is in its last week, and four named storms have formed just in the past week. Of the four, we are predicting Franklin to develop into the second hurricane of the season over the next 3-5 days. That makes a total of nine name storms so far this season, with two of them (including Franklin) becoming hurricanes. Nine named storms by late August is certainly an above normal number.
Some of the factors that StormGeo's Hurricane and Long-Range Forecasters evaluated to determine this forecast include:
Continue reading this forecast for an in-depth analysis of the current signals and long-range patterns. The forecast also looks at major risk areas and how many storms may develop this season.
In this regularly updated forecast, StormGeo's Hurricane Forecasting team looks at current conditions across the Atlantic and Pacific as well as long-range patterns to identify...Northwest Pacific Typhoon Season Forecast