4 Predictions for this Year’s Hurricane Season

massive floodingHere, One Team Restoration lists 4 predictions experts have made for the 2021 hurricane season:

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The number of storms is expected to be well into the double digits

The quantity of storms to expect for 2021 will once again be above-average. It is predicted that there will be 17 tropical storms in total, with 8 hurricanes, 4 of which are likely to be categorized as category 3 or higher hurricanes, according to the Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University.

A massive area of the country will possibly be affected

Looking at existing projections, it’s estimated that 69 percent of the entire coastline of the U.S. will potentially be impacted by this year’s hurricane season, up from 52 percent in 2020. Around 45 percent of the Florida peninsula and the U.S. Gulf Coast will potentially be impacted, up 31 percent from 2020, and 45 percent of the Gulf Coast, stretching westward from Florida’s panhandle, will potentially be impacted, compared to the 30 percent of that area that was impacted in 2020. In the meantime, roughly 52 percent of the Caribbean will possibly be impacted, up from 42 percent in 2020.

The hurricane season might begin early

Typically, the beginning of hurricane season is thought to be June 1st, with the end possibly to arrive in November. But another thing that might make this season more serious is that some are implying the beginning date ought to be moved up. According to the NHC (National Hurricane Center), it’s likely that the hurricane season for 2021 may have started as early as May 15th.

Conditions will quickly escalate

The National Hurricane Season is warning that in areas in which hurricanes are common, conditions will probably exacerbate rapidly. If hurricane warnings are in effect, the time span for the storm to reach the ground might be as swift as 48 hours, with sustained wind gusts at least 74 MPH probably picking up within 36 hours.

Be Safe This Hurricane Season

One Team Restoration water damage cleanup company based in Garner, NC, is available to help keep you, as well as your home safe throughout the hurricane season of 2021. Call us today (919) 909-1096.