We are in the middle of the 2019 Hurricane season which officially starts June 1st and  ends on November 30th. The updated forecast just got a bit more interesting as we head into peak hurricane season.   The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration better known as NOAA has just increased the odds for an even more active hurricane season according to the Press of Atlantic City.

The odds for an above average storm season have increased from 20 percent to 45 percent. The updated forecast from NOAA now includes anywhere form 10 to 17 storms along with the possibility of 2 to 4 of the storms turning into major hurricanes.

The forecast from AccuWeather calls for 12 to 14 storms this season, which is slightly above normal than the 2018 season.

Out of the 14 storms, the possibility exits of four to five hurricanes. Two of the four storms could become a major hurricane or tropical storm which could impact the U.S.

The list of storm names for 2019 Hurricane Season has been released according to the Press of Atlantic City. Some of the names from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration list include: Andrea, Barry, Erin, Jerry, Karen, Lorenzo, Olga, Tanya and Wendy. The full list from NOAA includes 21 names for the 2019 Hurricane Season.

You should have a plan in place for any potential storm or hurricane. Our Lite Rock Chief Meteorologist Dan Zarrow will also you keep you up to date with continuous weather updates.

Sources: accuweather.com pressofatlanticcity.com noaa.gov


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