Hurricane Season already sees 5th storm form. Is a stark reminder for residents and business community to be prepared. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):—The fifth named storm – Edouard – of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season formed over the past weekend south of Newfoundland, Canada, and this is a stark reminder to be prepared, the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Tuesday.

Edouard according to weather forecasters is the earliest storm on record to form so early in the season.

On Tuesday, the Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science released its July 7th seasonal forecast for the hurricane season where they increased the number of storms expected to form to 20 instead of 16

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