Another busy hurricane season

MAY 2013

7 to 11 hurricanes

The Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and other tropical storm-prone areas had better get ready for another busy hurricane season, maybe unusually wild, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecast Thursday, AP reports.

Hurricane Season 2013 V01NOAA said there’ll be 13 to 20 named Atlantic storms, 7 to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and 3 to 6 that become major hurricanes. It said there is a 70 percent chance that this year will be more active than an average hurricane season.

If you live in hurricane prone areas along the Atlantic Ocean or Gulf of Mexico coasts, This is your warning acting NOAA administrator Kathryn Sullivan said.

A normal year has 12 named storms, 6 hurricanes and 3 major storms with winds over 110 mph. et ready for another busy hurricane season, maybe unusually wild, federal forecasters say.

Their prediction Thursday calls for 13 to 20 named Atlantic storms, 7 to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and 3 to 6 that become major hurricanes. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said there is a 70 percent chance that this year will be more active than an average hurricane season.

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