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June 2014 News Letter

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June  2014


Hurricane season 2014 is here. The hurricane season is typically thought to start on June 1st and end on October 31st. Although the experts are predicting a mild hurricane season, it is important that we educate ourselves on the potential hazards and make preparations in the event that one hits our area.           

  

NHC Hurricane Preparedness Videos : Day 7 Taking Action
NHC Hurricane Preparedness Videos

 

It is highly recommended that you inspect your roof for clogged drains, deficiencies of the membrane, and unsecured mechanical units prior to the next big one. For expert help call your local branch of Service Works - Your Full Service Roofing Contractor. 

 

Sincerely,

 

Your Service Works Team

 

NOAA Predicts Near Normal Hurricane Season
  

The main driver of this year's outlook is the anticipated development of El Niño this summer. El Niño causes stronger wind shear, which reduces the number and intensity of tropical storms and hurricanes. El Niño can also strengthen the trade winds and increase the atmospheric stability across the tropical Atlantic, making it more difficult for cloud systems coming off of Africa to intensify into tropical storms.

 

The outlook calls for a 50 percent chance of a below-normal season, a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, and only a 10 percent chance of an above-normal season.  For the six-month hurricane season, which begins June 1, NOAA predicts a 70 percent likelihood of 8 to 13 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 3 to 6 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including 1 to 2 major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5; winds of 111 mph or higher).

 

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