Re: 2011 Hurricane Season
Originally Posted by brakos82
A little late-night research that I found interesting.... busier tornado seasons in the U.S. lead to slower production of hurricanes in the Atlantic basin.
The 10 busiest tornado seasons on record since 1950 (2011 will certainly be the top season when all is said and done) produced 14% fewer hurricanes than average. A good sign possibly.
Other than 2005, there's no statistical difference between a calm tornado season and the hurricane output of the Atlantic basin. (2005 had the 3rd-least number of F-3 or higher tornadoes.)
Sounds good to me. If are hurricanes, hopefully they lose steam long before they hit any inhabited areas.
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-awtysst on 4/28/2011