Updated hurricane season forecast calls for fewer storms

Jun 1, 2018

A closely watched hurricane forecast provided some good news on a stormy Thursday, despite last week’s premature start to hurricane season.

Colorado State University announced a slight reduction in its initial forecast for hurricane season and now calls for six hurricanes rather than seven. The university’s Tropical Meteorology Project also reduced its forecast for major hurricanes — those with winds of 111 mph or higher — from three to two.

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