As usual, Colorado State University issued its hurricane forecast first. Phil Klotzbach is calling for 17 named storms, eight hurricanes, and four major hurricanes. In 2020, the team called for 8 hurricanes but 13 developed. The university experts say it will be another above-normal hurricane season.
The university’s research team also calculated the probability a major hurricane would hit Florida:
U.S. East Coast including peninsula Florida – 45% (average for last century is 31%)
Gulf Coast from the Florida Panhandle westward to Brownsville – 44% (average for last century is...