Atlantic hurricane season forecast changes for the better with fewer storms predicted

Forecasters reverse course, predict below-average 2018 hurricane season

The hurricane center anticipates it will strengthen and become Tropical Storm Beryl later today or on Friday. Upper-level winds are expected to become less conducive for development by this weekend when the system approaches the Lesser Antilles. It formed in May, just before the June 1 start of hurricane season.

Tropical waves are areas of low air pressure which move from east to west across the tropics, causing areas of cloudiness and thunderstorms.

"Beryl is a tiny tropical storm".

This event is related to the ITCZ ( Inter Tropical Convergence Zone) being modulated by Tropical Depression #2 (now Tropical Storm Beryl).

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On May 31, Klotzbach was predicting a total of 14 named storms, six hurricanes and two major hurricanes - category 3 or stronger.

Beryl was located between the Cabo Verde Islands and the Lesser Antilles. A tropical depression is likely to form in this area during the next day or two, while the system moves west-northwestward at 15 to 20 miles per hour over the tropical Atlantic Ocean.

Forecasters noted that remnants of the storm could bring heavy rains and winds in portions of the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

In its most recent forecast, the Climate Prediction Center gave a 50 percent chance of an El Niño forming in late summer or early fall. The probability of direct hit on the US coast from a major hurricane - classified as a Category 3, 4, or 5 on the Saffir-Simpson scale - is down to 39 percent from 63 percent.

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