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2021 Atlantic Hurricane Facts

Everything you need to know, for now...

So far it has been a busy Atlantic hurricane season. Check out the below for some quick reference points on the season and how predictions are worked out to date.

2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts.” I noted that the naming conventions have changed this year — something I did not know.

Here’s the very latest: “Tropical Storm Nicholas Leaves Over 500K Without Power, ‘Life-Threatening Floods’ Expected.”

These Gulf of Mexico storms can pop up in a matter of a few days, giving much less warning than storms that brew for weeks in the Atlantic Ocean.
Eric Holdeman is a contributing writer for Emergency Management magazine and is the former director of the King County, Wash., Office of Emergency Management.
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