NOAA predicts a near-normal 2019 hurricane season.
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration upgraded Hurricane Michael to a category 5 storm announced in a report released today.
The predictions are in: 13 named storms, 5 hurricanes and 2 major storms are forecast for this year's season.
There is lots of activity in the Atlantic Ocean with three hurricanes, one of them forecast to make landfall as a category 4 storm.
East coast is bracing for a hurricane landfall.
Colorado State University's Tropical Meteorology Project offers its predictions for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season.
The newest 2018 hurricane forecast predicts 13 named storms, six hurricanes and two major hurricanes.
NOAA forecasters give the 2018 hurricane season a better-than-average chance of being near or above norma.
The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Nov. 30.
Maria is now classified as a category one hurricane. The storm is expected to strengthen before reaching the Leeward Islands in the next 24-to-48 hours.