VIDEO from Medialink: Global Warming and Hurricanes: All Hot Air?

--()--Last year was the most destructive hurricane season in history and this year forecasters are expecting at least nine hurricanes - with five of them being major ones. With these recent years being such active hurricane seasons, why does it seem like the U.S. is getting hammered by such horrific storms?

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Some scientists say it's part of a naturally occurring cycle, while others have made the claim global warming is to blame. Two of the foremost weather and ocean scientists believe that this is all part of the cycle of nature.

Also, after analyzing data, they believe that the salinity and currents of the Atlantic Ocean play a large role in the formation of hurricanes on the East and Gulf Coasts.

The latest calculations anticipate that this coming season there's an 81 percent chance of a major hurricane. While right now these numbers are predictions, they are based on science and research - so it never hurts to be prepared.

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