This article was originally published May 17, 2019. Storm Experts Tim Deegan and Steve Fundaro broke out the beach cruisers and hit the coffee shop to talk science and forecasting hurricanes.
Tim has been forecasting hurricanes for 38 years and when it comes to tropical meteorology, his brain is an encyclopedia. As we approached the 2019 hurricane season, Tim and Steve discussed the many factors that come into play when trying to predict an outlook for six months, such as El Nino, ocean temperatures, upper level wind patterns.
"We have never had a year in which there was one named storm. That would be as inactive as they've ever been and yet - all it takes is one named storm." Tim Deegan, May 2019