Hurricane season ends on a quiet note


It looks like both the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific hurricane season will end on a quiet note. In both areas, tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the next five days.


There have been 21 named storms this year in the Atlantic Basin, exhausting the regular list. The last storm was Tropical Storm Wanda which dissipated on November 7.


In the Eastern Pacific, there have been 19 named storms this year. The last storm in the Eastern Pacific was Tropical Storm Sandra which dissipated on November 9.


Storms in the Atlantic Basin caused $70.5 billion in damage. Eastern Pacific storms caused $255 million in damage.


The season ends on Tuesday.