The Atlantic Ocean is packed with storms. What's going on?

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The Atlantic Ocean is alive.

Including Hurricane Florence, there are currently four named storms — tempests with winds of at least 39 mph — churning in the Atlantic. This ties the record for the most named storms in the Atlantic at any one time. 

And there could be more: There’s yet another collection of thunderstorms off in the Gulf of Mexico that has a decent, 50 percent shot, of becoming the fifth well-developed, named storm. 

While there’s substantial evidence that climate change is having a major impact on the behavior of hurricanes, this current flurry of storms falls within the realm of expected activity for this time of year.  Read more…

More about Weather, Extreme Weather, Climate Change, Hurricanes, and Hurricane Florence
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The Atlantic Ocean is packed with storms. What's going on?