NEW ORLEANS — In the tropics: Again, models hinting at possible development in the Gulf from mid to late next week. Now, however, the tropical wave is forecast to approach southern Texas around Brownsville. Without anything to actually hone in on, models will likely continue to flip-flop on possible tropical development. just something to keep in the back of your mind as we inch closer to the peak of hurricane season.
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2019 Hurricane Season Outlook
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted 10 to 17 named storms. It says five to nine of them will become hurricanes and two to four of those would become major hurricanes with 111 mph winds or higher.