Audio clip NAT094

NAT094 – (Cda-Hurricane-Forecast)
HALIFAX. x–15s. The Canadian Hurricane Centre is predicting an active storm season off the country’s East Coast this year, mainly due to record warm water temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean. Meteorologist Bob Robichaud says the water temperatures are also expected to be affected by La Nina, a cooling of surface water temperature in the Pacific Ocean that typically produces more storms in the Atlantic.
(“..this year.”) (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: He says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the United States is calling for 17 to 25 named storms, with between eight and 13 of those becoming hurricanes and between four and seven becoming major hurricanes, although it’s too early to say how many will reach Canadian waters.

The Canadian Press broadcast team