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“Aggressive” hurricane forecast for Gulf Coast

April 17, 2024 - 00:00
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“Aggressive” hurricane forecast for Gulf Coast

Colorado State University researchers are calling this year’s hurricane season forecast “the most aggressive” ever, the Texas Standard reported. They say there is a 54% chance a hurricane will strike the Texas coast, and a 25% chance it will be major.Justin Ballard, the Houston Chronicle’s newsroom meteorologist, told the Texas Standard that the last hurricane to make landfall was Nicholas in 2021. The last major hurricane to land was Harvey in 2017, which caused $125 billion worth of damage.“These storms are becoming, yes, more common, more intense, but they’re also becoming more destructive with the amount of damage that they ...

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