Will wonders ever cease? The Weather Channel is allowing for some truth regarding hurricanes? Well, sure, it’s incomplete, but, it’s a baby step.
From the Weather Channel we see this …..
Well, yes, the title may mislead some people. TWC is referring to the North Atlantic basin only. But, let’s put up what they’re showing.
If the Atlantic hurricane season ended now, this would be the least active Atlantic season in 30 years.
Yes, there have been 11 named storms through Oct. 11, only one storm shy of the 30-year average of 12 named storms. However, that doesn’t tell the whole story.
A better method of summing up hurricane season activity than simply counting storms utilizes the Accumulated Cyclone Energy, or ACE, index. This is calculated by adding each tropical storm or hurricane’s wind speed through its life cycle. Long-lived, intense hurricanes have a high ACE index. Short-lived, weak tropical…
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