2020 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook issued by Colorado State University

Hurricane Dorian at its peak Image credit NOAA

The Department of Atmospheric Science Colorado State University has issued its “Extended Range Forecast for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season.  

The outlook anticipates that the 2020 Atlantic basin hurricane season will have above-normal activity. The report points to the current warm neutral ENSO conditions to likely transition to cool neutral ENSO or potentially even weak La Niña conditions by this summer and/or /fall with sea surface temperatures over most of the tropical Atlantic warmer than normal. 



As a result, an above-average probability for major hurricanes making landfall along the continental United States coastline and in the Caribbean is anticipated. Read full report https://tropical.colostate.edu/media/sites/111/2020/04/2020-04.pdf


Colorado State 2020 Hurricane Outlook

About Fred Pickhardt

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