NOAA predicts busy hurricane season with up to 19 names storms and 6-10 hurricanes.

  • NOAA said 13-19 storms will develop with 6-10 being classified as hurricanes (when wind speeds reach 74 mph).
  • 3-6 could be major hurricanes (when speeds reach 111 mph or higher).
  • The hurricane season officially begins Sunday, June 1, and runs through Nov. 30.
  • Forecasts include storms that spin up in the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico.