The Wx Centre 2017 Hurricane Forecast

Posted by on Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Wx Centre 2017 hurricane forecast for the Atlantic basin is looking at an average year.

We are projecting 13 named storms, 6 hurricanes, and three major hurricanes.

El Niño's potential development is among the factors taken into account.

The intensity of hurricanes is measured using the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Categories range from 1 to 5. A Category 3 or stronger is considered a major hurricane.

The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and end on November 30.

So far this year, there was already a storm named Arlene.

The Team

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