Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

Watch the 2018 hurricane season — and record-breaking rainfall over Baltimore — in this time lapse video

Watch the 2018 hurricane season — and record-breaking rainfall over Baltimore — in this time lapse video

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is over, and though it was slightly more active than usual, it didn’t have a huge impact on Baltimore.

That didn’t stop the year from becoming the region’s wettest on record.

There were 15 named storms and eight hurricanes in the Atlantic basin, a few more than the long-term average on both counts.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, there were four storms active at one time (Florence, Helene, Isaac and Joyce) for the first time since 2008. You can see them at about the 5...

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