This hurricane season has been one of the quietest on record for July and August since the very quiet 1997 hurricane season. Prior to the end of August, there were only three weak, short-lived storms across the Atlantic Basin. As of September 1, Tropical Storm Danielle formed in the far northern Atlantic west of the Azores and is likely to become the first hurricane of the season. With such a late start to the season, it appears that there will be less activity than originally predicted.
The September forecast update includes a change in the number of named storms and risk areas. Some of the factors that StormGeo's Hurricane and Long-Range Forecasters evaluated to determine this change include:
Continue reading this forecast – or watch the forecast video – 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