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It’s Here: 2014 Hurricane Season

June 4th, 2014

Hurricane Season is from June 1 – November 30

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NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a near-normal or below-normal season.

The outlook calls for a 50 percent chance of a below-normal season, a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, and only a 10 percent chance of an above-normal season. For the six-month hurricane season, which begins June 1, NOAA predicts a 70 percent likelihood of 8 to 13 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 3 to 6 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including 1 to 2 major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5; winds of 111 mph or higher).

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Are You Ready?
Floridians may know how to prepare for a storm, but might not know what to do if one actually hits. Please see the below list of links to sites that are available to help get everyone ready for the next storm.

Check out these quizzes to test your hurricane knowledge:

 

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