2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts

Here is a look at the 2020 Temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico.

Hechos

los 2020 atlántico hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The areas covered include the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.
    Hurricanes are rated according to intensity of sustained winds on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. los 1-5 scale estimates potential property damage.
    A Category 3 or higher is considered a major hurricane.
    The National Hurricane Center advises preparedness:
    • A hurricane watch indicates the possibility that a region could experience hurricane conditions within 48 horas.
    • A hurricane warning indicates that sustained winds of at least 74 mph are expected within 36 horas.

    Predictions

    abril 2, 2020 – los Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project team predicts an above-average Atlantic hurricane season. The team forecasts 16 named storms, including eight hurricanes.
    Mayo 21, 2020 – The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts a 60% chance for an above-normal season, predicting that there is a 70% chance of having 13 a 19 named storms, of which six to 10 could develop into hurricanes, including three to six major hurricanes (Categories 3-5).
    agosto 6, 2020 – NOAA releases its updated forecast, saying anextremely activehurricane season is possible. The agency now predicts 19 a 25 named storms, including seven to 11 huracanes.

    2020 Atlantic Storm Names

    Hurricane names are pulled from six rotating lists maintained and updated by the World Meteorological Organization. Storm names are retired only when those storms are particularly deadly or costly.
    Tropical Storm Arthur
    Mayo 16, 2020 – Tropical Storm Arthur forms about 190 miles east-northeast of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
    Mayo 19, 2020 – Weakens to a post-tropical cyclone.
    Tropical Storm Bertha
    Mayo 27, 2020 – Tropical Storm Bertha forms near the coast of South Carolina and then makes landfall approximately 20 miles east of Charleston.
    Mayo 28, 2020 – Weakens to a post-tropical cylcone.
    Tropical Storm Cristobal
    junio 2, 2020 – Tropical Storm Cristobal forms in the southern Gulf of Mexico.
    junio 3, 2020 – Makes landfall in southern Mexico near the town of Atasta.
    junio 7, 2020 – Makes landfall in Louisiana.
    junio 8, 2020 – Weakens to a tropical depression.
    Tropical Storm Dolly
    junio 23, 2020 – Tropical Storm Dolly forms.
    junio 24, 2020 – Weakens to a post-tropical cyclone.
    Tropical Storm Edouard
    mes de julio 5, 2020 – Tropical Storm Edouard forms.
    mes de julio 6, 2020 – Weakens to a post-tropical cyclone.
    Tropical Storm Fay
    mes de julio 9, 2020 – Tropical Storm Fay forms off the coast of North Carollina.
    mes de julio 10, 2020 – Makes landfall in New Jersey.
    mes de julio 11, 2020 – Weakens to a tropical depression.
    Tropical Storm Gonzalo
    mes de julio 22, 2020 – Tropical Storm Gonzalo forms in the Atlantic.
    mes de julio 25, 2020 – Weakens to a tropical depression.
    Hurricane Hanna
    mes de julio 23, 2020 – Tropical Storm Hanna forms in the Gulf of Mexico.
    mes de julio 25, 2020 – Hanna strengthens into a Category 1 hurricane and later makes landfall on Padre Island, Texas.
    mes de julio 26, 2020 – Weakens to a tropical storm, and then to a tropical depression.
    Hurricane Isaias
    mes de julio 29, 2020 – Tropical Storm Isaias forms in the Caribbean.
    mes de julio 30, 2020 – Isaias strengthens into a hurricane.
    agosto 3, 2020 – Isaias makes landfall as a Category 1 hurricane near Ocean Isle Beach, Carolina del Norte.
    agosto 4, 2020 – Is downgraded to a tropical storm as it continues to move up the East Coast. At least five people are killed, including several people whose deaths are being blamed on falling trees. Later in the day, Isaias weakens to a post-tropical cyclone.
    Tropical Storm Josephine
    agosto 13, 2020 – Tropical Storm Josephine forms.
    agosto 16, 2020 – Weakens to a tropical depression.
    Tropical Storm Kyle
    agosto 14, 2020 – Tropical Storm Kyle forms.
    agosto 16, 2020 – Weakens to a post-tropical cyclone.
    Hurricane Laura
    agosto 21, 2020 – Tropical Storm Laura forms in the Caribbean.
    agosto 23, 2020 – At least nine people are killed in the Caribbean, including several in the Dominican Republic and Haiti due to rain and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Laura.
    agosto 25, 2020 – Laura strengthens into a hurricane.
    agosto 26, 2020 – Strengthens into a Category 4 hurricane.
    agosto 27, 2020 – Makes landfall near Cameron, Luisiana, matando al menos 25 gente. Later in the day, Laura weakens to a tropical depression.
    Hurricane Marco
    agosto 21, 2020 – Tropical Storm Marco forms over the Northwestern Caribbean.
    agosto 23, 2020 – Marco strengthens into a Category 1 hurricane. Later in the day, Marco weakens to a tropical storm.
    agosto 24, 2020 – Makes landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River.
    agosto 25, 2020 – Weakens to a post-tropical cyclone.
    Tropical Storm Nana
    septiembre 1, 2020 – Tropical Storm Nana forms in the Caribbean.
    septiembre 3, 2020 – Nana weakens to a tropical depression.
    Tropical Storm Omar
    septiembre 1, 2020 – Tropical Storm Omar forms east of North Carolina.
    septiembre 5, 2020 – Weakens to a post-tropical cyclone.
    Tropical Storm Paulette
    septiembre 7, 2020 – Tropical Storm Paulette forms.
    Rene
    Sally
    Teddy
      Vicky
      Wilfred

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