Hurricane Summary POSTED: May 16, 2013 10:53 a.m.
The Atantic Season Starts June 1
The official start of the 2013 Hurricane Season is June 1. There are no signs of pre season development at this time. If pre season development is expected we will start our routine updates right
away. In a normal season the Atlantic Basin experiences 12 tropical storms. 6 of those storms become hurricanes and 3 of the 6 hurricanes become major hurricanes, category 3 or higher on the
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, with winds of 111 mph or higher.
By AccuWeather Expert Senior Meteorologist Dan Kottlowski