Warm sea surface temperatures make above-average hurricane season likely
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Hurricane season is fast approaching and it is likely to be an active -- maybe even an extremely active -- season. Historically, warmer than normal sea surface temperatures in the eastern Atlantic correlate with more active Atlantic #hurricane season. "Since tropical systems feed off of warm sea surface temperatures, this could certainly lead to a more active 2020 Atlantic hurricane season," Ward says. The ECMWF seasonal hurricane forecast is derived from a count of vortices spun up by the model during the hurricane season, says Klotzbach. List of 2020 Hurricane Season Names (wjxt)There is also a chance there is an active season and nothing could make it to land.