HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — We're just 66 days away from the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season kicking off on June 1. According to AccuWeather, this season might be an impressive one.
AccuWeather says that a typical Atlantic Hurricane Season will consist of twelve tropical storms, six hurricanes, and three major hurricanes, which are ranked category three or higher from the Saffir-Simpson Scale.
They're predicting this season, we'll see anywhere from 14-18 tropical storms, seven-nine hurricanes and two to four major hurricanes.
The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which marked the fourth consecutive year of above average activity, saw 18 named storms, some of the more memorable ones being Hurricane Dorian ranking at a major category five.
Forecasters say the 2020 season could be somewhat close to 1980, when Hurricane Allan made landfall on the coast of Haiti, and 2005, when Hurricane Katrina slammed into the coast of Louisiana.
Hurricane Season officially kicks off June 1 and will last until November 30, giving us plenty of time to see a lot of development in the Atlantic.