Meteorologists expect another ruinous hurricane season for NYC, eastern seaboard

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The nation’s top weather honchos are predicting the seventh-in-a-row “above average” Atlantic hurricane season this year, and Mayor Eric Adams is urging New Yorkers to get prepared.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday forecasted that the 2022 season could see upwards of 21 “named storms,” where winds are measured at higher than 39 miles per hour and storms are given names. Of those, between 3 and 6 could be “major hurricanes,” between categories 3 and 5, with sustained winds higher than 111 mph.

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