What do experts say about hurricane season 2015?
The Weather Channel is predicting a hurricane season that’s slightly less active than the average, with nine named storms, five hurricanes and one major hurricane this year.
Colorado State University is predicting that 2015 will be one of the least active in decades, with seven named storms, three hurricanes, and one major hurricane of Category 3 or higher.
North Carolina State University’s Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is also predicting a quiet season, with four to six named storms, one to three hurricanes, and only one that may become a major hurricane.
Tropical Storm Risk from the University College London is predicting a season that’s slightly quieter than average, with 11 named storms, five hurricanes, and two major hurricanes.
Global Weather Oscillations Inc. (GWO) is going in the opposite direction, predicting that the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will be the most active and dangerous in at least three years and that the next three seasons will be the most dangerous in 10 years. In 2015, GWO is forecasting 14 named tropical storms, with eight hurricanes and three major hurricanes.