Hurricane Season 2023: “It Only Takes One Storm to Make It a Bad Year”
Above: Lonnie Snow photo
While the 2023 hurricane season is predicted to be an overall average one, the Canadian Hurricane Centre (CHC) warns that Atlantic Canada only needs one large storm to see a repeat of the catastrophic 2022 Hurricane Fiona.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted there will be a 70 per cent chance that the Atlantic Ocean will see between 14 to 21 named storms, of which six to 11 could become hurricanes. Of those ...
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When the wind is in the east, it’s good for neither man nor beast. When the wind is in the north, the old folk should not venture forth. When the wind is in the south, it blows the bait in the fishes’ mouth. When the wind is in the west, it is of all the winds the best.
If only the science of climatology was as simplistic as this old weather saying.
The only thing predictable about the weather in Atlantic Canada is its unpredictability.
That statement is not exactly going to shock ...