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Infographic: Why Hurricane Preparation Gambles are a Bad Bet

June 1st marked the first day of hurricane season and although originally forecasters were calling for a below-average season, they are now predicting 2017 to be absolutely average activity. Take a moment to understand the 2017 hurricane season forecast, and then be sure to complete your preparation checklist

2017 Hurricane Predictions

Sources:
1 Extended Range Forecast Of Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Activity And Landfall Strike Probability For 2017, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, April 2017.
2, 3 Summary Of 2016 Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity And Verification Of Author’s Seasonal And Two-Week Forecasts, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, November 2016.
4 2016 Hurricane Season Recap: 10 Things We Will Remember, The Weather Channel, November 2016.
5, 6 Hurricane Matthew, Wikipedia.
7 Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, National Hurricane Center.
8 Extended Range Forecast Of Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Activity And Landfall Strike Probability For 2017.
9 United States Landfalling Hurricane Probability Project, 2017.

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