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Expect busier-than-normal hurricane season, NOAA says

In an uptick from the preseason forecast, the Atlantic hurricane season now is expected to be above normal, with 10 to 17 named storms, including five to nine hurricanes, the Climate Prediction Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, announced Thursday.

There have been 500 reports of tornadoes in past 30 days

It's isn't your imagination: Midwestern and Northeastern parts of the US really are experiencing an unusual amount of tornado activity recently. In fact, according to a meteorologist from the National Weather Center, there were 500 eyewitness reports of tornadoes made in the 30 days between April 27 and May 27.