By now, you probably have heard news broadcasters say that Hurricane Season has started. From June 1 through November 30, coastal regions from Texas to Maine are under the threat of a hurricane. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) and National Oceanic Atmospheric Association (NOAA) predicts that citizens in the coastal regions should get prepared for an overactive season. Both groups say there will be a 60% increase in the number of hurricanes this summer. As the chart shows, June has weaker storms but as the season progresses hurricanes become more intense. Each year there are 10 named hurricanes and 3-5 of them become major storms that can cause catastrophic damage. This Blog series will keep you abreast of the facts of the 2021 Hurricane Season to make sure you are 1) aware and have all the information you need and 2) know how to keep you and your loved ones safe. For now, stay abreast of what is churning in the Atlantic Ocean because it could become a hurricane. Be sure of this, next week, I’ll have another hurricane outlook report of what to anticipate in June and beyond.
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