NOAA has released its 2020 Atlantic hurricane outlook and all signs point to a busy season.
According to the forecast there is a 60% chance of an above average season with 13-19 named storms, 6-10 hurricanes and 3-6 major hurricanes (category 3+).
The average hurricane season consist of 12 named storms of which 6 become hurricanes and 3 become major hurricanes.
The prediction is based on multiple factors such as warmer than average sea-surface temperatures in the Atlantic and the Caribbean and the transition from El Nino to neutral or a La Nina phase.
The official start of the Atlantic hurricane season is June 1st and runs through November 30th