Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Bad
By Alabama Public Radio
Bay St. Louis, MS – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is expecting the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season to be worse than usual. NOAA held a news conference in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Monday and reported the Atlantic will have 12 to 15 tropical storms. Weather forecasters also predict seven to nine of those storms will become hurricanes. Three to five of those could become major hurricanesones, meaning they'll have winds of at least 111 miles per hour. The Atlantic hurricane season also includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. It begins June First and ends on November 30th.