Indeed the conditions are ripe for an early and active storm season because the waters of the Atlantic, Caribbean
Sea and Gulf of Mexico
are at record
high temperatures and there is no projected formation of an El Nino which could derive shearing winds aloft that disquiet the formation of cyclonic depressions.
And it appears the first named storm may be brewing as I type.
season may get early start near southeast US
Updated May. 13, 2020 9:49 AM
In every year since 2012, except for 2014, there has been at least one named tropical system during May, AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski said and this year is likely to be no different.
AccuWeather meteorologists anticipate a system to begin brewing near South Florida
on Friday before strengthening into a subtropical or tropical system offshore
of the Southeast coast this weekend. The ocean water
is just warm enough for tropical development.