People walk through floodwaters on Ocean Blvd. August 3, 2020 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
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The Atlantic hurricane season is on pace to become one of the worst in recorded history, forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday.
The 2020 season has started off with a record-setting nine named storms so far and could become “extremely active” in the coming months due to hotter-than-average sea surface temperatures in the tropical Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea.
Forecasters have predicted an active season because of warmer ocean temperatures driven by