Eye on the Tropics

Is hurricane season over?

ORLANDO, Fla. — There’s been a break in activity this hurricane season. That’s typical. It is less active this time of year, but hurricane season goes through the end of November for a reason — storms can still form.

Historically, Florida has had some of its worst hurricanes in October: Michael, Matthew, Wilma, to name a few.


Right now, Channel 9 meteorologist Brian Shields is watching a few tropical waves, but nothing that shows signs of development.

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A few long-term computer models hint at some development in the Caribbean later this month, which is typically a “hot spot” in October.

Watch the video below to see the outlook for October:

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