In the latest update to their 2022 Atlantic hurricane season forecast, researchers from Colorado State University continue to predict a well above average hurricane season. The forecast is largely unchanged from the June Colorado State update, calling for 20 named storms with 10 hurricanes, including 5 major hurricanes.
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Researchers at Colorado State University have updated their 2022 Atlantic hurricane season forecast and are now forecasting a "well-above-average" season. The latest forecast calls for 20 named storms, including 10 hurricanes, 5 of which are expected to be major hurricanes.
Forecasters at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have joined others in predicting an above-average Atlantic hurricane season this year. For the 2022 hurricane season, NOAA is forecasting a likely range of 14–21 named storms, of which 6–10 could become hurricanes.