Sunday, May 26, 2019

Hurricane season is early—again

Nature doesn’t wait for June 1.

Predictions state that the climate crisis could make hurricane season longer and more intense.

By Alex Schwartz

With the formation (and subsequent dissipation) of Subtropical Storm Andrea on Monday, 2019’s hurricane season got off to an early start—just like in 2018. And 2017. And 2016. And 2015. That means a record five years in a row have seen a named storm form before June 1, the official start date of Atlantic hurricane season.  Read more >>