2020 was the most active hurricane season on record with 30 named storms, including powerful hurricanes like Hurricane Laura, Sally and Eta. As we enter into the 2021 hurricane season, people are more eager than ever for the annual predictions released by reputable weather sources like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Colorado State University, AccuWeather and Tropical Storm Risk.
Despite the credibility of these sources, hurricane season predictions are not always accurate and are merely an estimate we can use to prepare. Below are this year’s predictions as well as a better understanding of the grey area between predictions and the reality of hurricane season. READ MORE