GERMANTOWN, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Earth Networks will release its 2017 Tropical Storm Outlook on May 11, 2017. The forecast will be presented in a live webinar at 2:00 p.m. ET by Julie Gaddy, CCM and Senior Meteorologist for Earth Networks. After an above average season in 2016 that brought deadly Hurricane Matthew, the southernmost Category 5 Atlantic Hurricane on record, as well as 6 other hurricanes, and 15 tropical storms, the Meteorology Team at Earth Networks is ready to unveil its forecast for the 2017 season in a free webinar. The season runs from June 1 to November 30 and includes the Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Join the interactive Earth Networks Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast webinar to find out:
- Tropical Storm Outlook: The season was off to an early start with the first named storm, Arlene, to form in April since 2003. Could this mean a more active tropical season for 2017?
- Hurricane Forecast: Partly due to a weak La Niña forming, 2016 was a more active hurricane season with 4 major hurricanes and a total of 15 named storms. How many major hurricanes will form in 2017?
- U.S. Landfall Threat: With the forecast return of an El Niño pattern, tropical storm formation is anticipated to be suppressed. Will this result in fewer landfalls?
Register for the webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/350389448847874818
About the Earth Networks Atlantic Hurricane Forecast
Every spring, the Meteorology team at Earth Networks evaluates historical and breaking weather information to forecast the likelihood and intensity of tropical storm and hurricane activity in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. The team examines global atmospheric and oceanic temperatures and trends, the state of the El Niño - La Niña Southern Oscillation, various climate indices, and long-term computer forecast models.
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