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2016 Atlantic hurricane season

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The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season continues through November 30. Read below to keep up with the latest developments on the tropics and if any system could impact Georgia or metro Atlanta.

What we're watching

2016 season

  • 13 storms
    Average - 12 | Record - 28 | Outlook - 12-17
     
  • 4 hurricanes
    Average: 6 | Record - 15 | Outlook - 5-8
     
  • 1 major hurricane
    Average - 3 | Record - 8 | Outlook - 2-4

The official hurricane outlook is issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

2016 storm names

The following names are being used for the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season. Storm names are re-used every six years, unless retired for the destruction they cause.

  • Alex | Bonnie | Colin | Danielle | Earl | Fiona | Gaston | Hermine | Ian | Julia | Karl | Lisa | Matthew | Nicole | Otto | Paula | Richard | Shary | Tobias | Virginie | Walter

Common tropical weather terms

  • Click here for the most common-used tropical weather terms you'll hear during hurricane season.

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