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2016 Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1


The Atlantic hurricane season officially begins June 1, and there has already been two named storms this year.

Experts say they expect it to be a busy season.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), there is a 70-percent chance there will be 10 to 16 named storms this year. That includes Hurricane Alex, which formed in January, as well as Tropical Storm Bonnie, which caused concern over the weekend.

The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30.

For more from NOAA about this year’s hurricane season, click here

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