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Well above-average 2022 Atlantic hurricane season forecast by CSU

June 7, 2022

Colorado State University’s tropical meteorology team led by Phil Klotzbach has increased its forecast for activity in the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, saying they now anticipate a “well above-average” hurricane season ahead also raising its landfall probability forecasts.

“We have increased our forecast and now call for a well above-average Atlantic basin hurricane season in 2022,” the forecast team warned last week.

Explaining that, “We anticipate that either cool neutral ENSO or weak La Niña conditions will predominate over the next several months. Sea surface temperatures averaged across portions of the tropical Atlantic are above normal, while most of the subtropical and mid-latitude eastern North Atlantic is much warmer than normal.”

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