DISCUSSION: In light of the intensification period which occurred with what is now Major Hurricane Irma, there are additional concerns across the global meteorological community for an increasingly more active hurricane season moving forward. Attached below are some insights on this current tropical cyclone situation provided by Meteorologist Louis-Philippe Caron. It is an article which is certainly worth reading for all those who are interested in knowing how and why we issue seasonal hurricane forecasts and how this applies to both the current situation with Major Hurricane Irma and beyond this point (especially now that we are getting into the month of September which is the climatological peak of Tropical Atlantic hurricane season).
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