The Weather Blog

August 07, 2009|By FRANK ROYLANCE | FRANK ROYLANCE,frank.roylance@baltsun.com

The statistical peak of the hurricane season begins next week and runs into October. But we shouldn't read too much into this season's storm-free start. June and July produce fewer than two named storms a year on average. Hurricane Andrew, the first named storm of 1992, formed Aug. 17 and blasted South Florida on the 24th as a Cat. 4 storm, causing tremendous damage.

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