NOAA: 3rd Tropical Cyclone Will Not Form

National Hurricane Center Tropical Outlook August 22, 2020

MIAMI, Florida – NOAA’s National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida issued a Tropical Weather Outlook at 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Saturday, August 22, 2020, due to the presence of a third system that is no longer expected to form into a tropical cyclone behind Tropical Storm Marco and Tropical Storm Laura within the next 5 days.

This system has a 0% chance of tropical cyclone formation within the next 5 days and a 0% chance within the next 48 hours.

NOAA historical hurricane data. Peak season and storm frequency.

Although the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season isn’t until September 10, tropical cyclone activity significantly increases during the second half of August, according to NOAA and the National Weather Service’s historical hurricane activity data.

NOAA and Colorado State University forecast an “extremely active” 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season which runs from June 1 through November 30.