The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as a
“tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of
74 英里每小时 (64 结) or higher.
Hurricanes are rated according to intensity of sustained winds on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale
. 的 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 小时.
A hurricane warning indicates that sustained winds of at least 74 mph are expected within 36 小时.
四月 7, 2022 – The Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project team predicts an
” 大西洋飓风季节. The team forecasts
19 命名风暴, including nine hurricanes
, four of which will be major hurricanes
. 在六月 2, CSU researchers increase their forecast
, calling for a
” 2022 季节. The team now predicts
20 命名风暴, 包含 10 命名风暴, of which five are forecast to be major
可能 24, 2022 – The Climate Prediction Center
) at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
(诺阿) forecasts a 65% chance for an above-normal season
, predicting that there is a
70% chance of having
14 至 21 命名风暴, of which six to
10 could develop into hurricanes
, including three to six major hurricanes
2022 Atlantic Storm Names
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Tropical Storm Alex
六月 5, 2022 – Tropical Storm Alex forms
关于 690 miles west-southwest of Bermuda
.六月 6, 2022 – Weakens to a post-tropical cyclone