June 1st - Hurricane Season
Today, June 1st, signals the start of the six month long Atlantic hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1st and ends November 30th. According to forecasters, there are already two potential storms brewing. How is that for a hot start to hurricane season? However, one storm only has a 10% chance of forming according to the National Hurricane Center, while the other one is predicted to form near southeastern Mexico and western Cuba.
It is expected that his hurricane season will be very active, with as many as ten hurricanes possibly forming, building off an above average 2021. An average hurricane season sees about seven hurricanes. If the predictions made are accurate, this would be an astounding seven years in a row with above average hurricane activity. If you live in an area where hurricane activity is possible, it is important to be prepared, the earlier the better. Figure out evacuation areas as well as what supplies you will need to avoid panic and scrambling at the last minute.