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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Just days away from the start of the 2015 hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released their predictions.

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On Wednesday, NOAA said that based on current and expected conditions, combined with model forecasts, they estimate a 70-percent probability for each of the following ranges of activity during the upcoming season, which starts June 1.

Web Extra: Meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez’s look at NOAA Predictions

NOAA Predictions (Source: Twitter/@NOAA)

NOAA Predictions (Source: Twitter/@NOAA)

NOAA also predicts:

  • 6-11 Named Storms, which includes TS Ana that formed in May
  • 3-6 Hurricanes
  • 0-2 Major Hurricanes
  • Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) range of 40%-85% of the median

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NOAA expects the seasonal activity will fall within these ranges in 70-precent of seasons with similar climate conditions and uncertainties to those expected this year.

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These ranges, NOAA said, do not represent the total possible ranges of activity seen in past similar years.

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These expected ranges are centered below the official NHC 1981-2010 seasonal averages of 12 named storms, 6 hurricanes, and 3 major hurricanes.

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Ready for this year’s season? Watch CBS4’s Hurricane Special Saturday, May 30 at 7 PM.