Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:35pm
Hurricane Willa on the morning of October 23, 2018NOAA/CIRA

While many U.S. eyes tend to be Atlantic Ocean-centric when it comes to hurricane activity, the eastern Pacific basin has been very active in 2018.  For context on that statement, look at the Tweet from FEMA hurricane expert Michael Lowry on October 22nd,

The eastern Pacific has just experienced its most active hurricane season on record (since 1971).....This record is especially astounding in the absence of a strong El Niño.

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