September will be a busy month for tropical cyclone activity with five named storms predicted for the month according to The Colorado State University (CSU) forecast team of Phil Klotzbach and William Gray.

The forecast calls for September activity that will be about 190 percent of the month’s average. The team predicts four of the five storms will become hurricanes, with two of them becoming major hurricanes – defined as Category 3 or above (sustained winds of 111 mph or higher on the Saffir-Simpson scale).

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