Sunday, June 1, 2014

Hello Hurricane Season

June 1st is the start of the hurricane season. Below is a graphic showing the number of named storms per month (on average). A storm is first recognized when it is a tropical wave, then it becomes a tropical depression. The next step is a tropical storm when a name is assigned, if the storm continues to strengthen a hurricane may be formed.

 The next graphic shows what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts for storms this year.

Here are the names for this year's storms. See your name any where?

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