Hurricane Laura alone killed 31 people in Haiti according to the Jamaica Observer and 28 in … 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has broken records, NOAA now says there may be more storms than names 'We've never forecast up to 25 named … The old record was set in 2005 when there were 28 storms. That year, seven storms reached Category 3 or higher, compared to five so far in 2020. Thirteen—Hanna, Isaias, Laura, Marco, Nana, Paulette, Sally, Teddy, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Eta and Iota—became hurricanes. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has truly been one for the record books.With 28 named storms, it is currently tied with 2005 for the most storms in a single season. Last modified on Thu 12 Nov 2020 06.21 EST T he US has seen a record number of hurricanes make landfall this year; Hurricane Delta, a category 4 hurricane … This hurricane season now shares the record for the most landfalling named systems in … 2020 Hurricane / Tropical Storm Isaias Puerto Rico, Florida, Georgia, and 3 other states Potentially Impacted Population: 59,004,236 July 23, 2020. Sixteen named storms, including eight hurricanes, are forecast for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, according to early predictions released … Natural disasters in 2020 06:12. This is the most storms on record, surpassing the 28 from 2005, and the second-highest number of hurricanes on record. As of Dec. 1, the official end of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season, there have been 31 tropical depressions, of which 30 became tropical storms. Like so many other aspects of 2020, the Atlantic hurricane season hurled one shocking event after another, pushing … Atlantic Basin: The record-breaking 2020 hurricane season produced 30 named storms. How Many Hurricanes Were Expected This Year? The storms in 2005 were also longer lasting than the ones seen so far in 2020. With Beta making landfall in Texas last night, it is now the ninth named storm to make landfall in 2020. 2020 Hurricane Douglas Hawaii This updated outlook called for as many as 25 named storms and six major hurricanes, more than double the 1981-2010 historical averages. Thirteen became hurricanes, including six major hurricanes. In total, the 2020 season produced 30 named storms (top winds of 39 mph or greater), of which 13 became hurricanes (top winds of 74 mph or greater), including six major hurricanes (top winds of 111 mph or greater). All told, the 2020 Atlantic season's death toll runs into the hundreds. 2020 Hurricane Season. 2020 Hurricane Hanna Texas Potentially Impacted Population: 1,000,092 July 20, 2020. Overall, an above-average number of storms was expected in 2020, making for an “extremely active” season: CSU ’s last forecast (published August 5, 2020) predicted a total of 24 named storms (average is 12.1) for the year, of which 12 would become hurricanes (average is 6.4).