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Hurricane season starts June 1: forecasts, names of storms, preparation tips

Hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean begins June 1, and forecasters are warning people to brace for what could be an anxious six months — for residents along the coast and even far inland. While an average season witnesses fourteen named storms, this season could see twice as many. Experts are sounding the alarm for an active season and, in some cases, giving the most extreme preseason outlook they’ve ever had.