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My 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predictions

By: hurricaneben, 12:14 AM GMT on March 13, 2013

Relatively warm SSTs are forecast to be in store for the Atlantic waters this summer and Neutral conditions are evolving and should be mostly present for summer into fall. Conditions are favorable for a relatively high amount of storms though perhaps not as busy as the last 3 seasons but conditions favor the numbers coming close. In December, the TSR predicted 15 named storms and 8 hurricanes (3 becoming major). My personal prediction would be 14-17 named storms, 8-10 hurricanes and 3-5 major hurricanes (meaning CAT3 or above). I'll make a new post when there is an area of tropical interest worth monitoring for development in the Eastern Pacific and/or Atlantic Basins.

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Will devote this hurricane season to provide up-to-the-minute, basic information when a tropical system is threatening land. Both basins included.