Government forecasters have updated their predictions for this hurricane season--and the news isn't so good for us. Yesterday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) revised their forecast, estimating that it'll with a stronger hurricane season with as many as 5 major Atlantic hurricanes. At this point the 6 storms we've already had is double the average. Now that we're in the thick of things, NOAA is now predicting there is a 60% chance of an above-normal season, after forecasting a 45% chance a few months ago. Click HERE or on the graphic below to see their whole update.
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— NOAA (@NOAA) August 9, 2017