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NOAA predicts below-normal hurricane season, but urges caution
NOAA predicts below-normal hurricane season, but urges caution

U.S. government forecasters are predicting at least half a dozen tropical cyclones will form in the Atlantic this year, though it's possible El Niño will prevent any of them from becoming major hurricanes. Six to 11 tropical storms are expected under a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecast for this year's hurricane season, which runs June 1 through Nov. 30. Three to six of them could become hurricanes, with maximum sustained winds of at least 74 mph, and of those as few as zero or as many as two are expected to become major hurricanes with winds of at least 111 mph. Those estimates are slightly below normal, with a dozen named storms and half a dozen...

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