2017 Hurricane Forecast Released

Posted by on Thursday, April 6, 2017

Colorado St. University has released their hurricane forecast for the upcoming hurricane season.

This year they are predicting 11 named storms, 4 hurricanes, and 2 major hurricanes (category 3 or higher).

On average, there are 12 named storms, 6 of which are hurricanes, and 2 of those become major hurricanes.

Hurricane season in the Atlantic runs from June 1 through November 30.

The names for this year are Arlene, Bret, Cindy, Don, Emily, Franklin, Gert, Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia, Lee, Maria, Nate, Ophelia, Philippe, Rina, Sean, Tammy, Vince, and Whitney.

You can stay up to date on hurricanes on our tropics page.

The Team

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