2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts

Hier is 'n blik op die 2022 Atlantiese orkaanseisoen.

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      Die 2022 Atlantiese Oseaan hurricane season runs from June 1 tot November 30. The areas covered include the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.
        The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as atropical cyclone met maksimum aanhoudende winde van 74 km / h (64 knope) or higher.
        Hurricanes are rated according to intensity of sustained winds on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Die 1-5 scale estimates potential property damage.
          A Category 3 or higher is considered a major hurricane.
          The National Hurricane Center advises preparedness. National Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 1-7, 2022.
          A hurricane watch indicates the possibility that a region could experience hurricane conditions within 48 ure.
          A hurricane warning indicates that sustained winds of at least 74 mph are expected within 36 ure.


          April 7, 2022 – The Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project team predicts anabove-normal” Atlantiese orkaanseisoen. The team forecasts 19 storms genoem, including nine hurricanes, four of which will be major hurricanes. On June 2, CSU researchers increase their forecast, calling for awell above-average” 2022 seisoen. The team now predicts 20 storms genoem, insluitend 10 storms genoem, of which five are forecast to be major.
          Mei 24, 2022 – The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts a 65% chance for an above-normal season, predicting that there is a 70% chance of having 14 aan 21 storms genoem, of which six to 10 could develop into hurricanes, including three to six major hurricanes (Categories 3-5).

          2022 Atlantic Storm Names

          • Alex
          • Bonnie
          • Colin
          • Danielle
          • Earl
          • Fiona
          • Gaston
          • Hermine
          • Ian
          • Julia
          • Karl
          • Lisa
          • Martin
          • Nicole
          • Owen
          • Paula
          • Richard
          • Shary
          • Tobias
          • Virginie
          • Walter

            Tropical Storm Alex

            Junie 5, 2022 – Tropical Storm Alex vorms oor 690 miles west-southwest of Bermuda.
            Junie 6, 2022 – Weakens to a post-tropical cyclone.

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