Watch 'AccuWeather LIVE': When Will Hurricane Season Peak?

August 9, 2013; 10:50 AM ET
Share |

On the latest edition of "AccuWeather LIVE," we discussed when hurricane season would ramp up.

To kick things off, Mark Mancuso showed the massive Saharan air layer traveling over the Atlantic Ocean. The stunning video illustrated Saharan dust pushing from east to west across the tropical Atlantic Ocean during hurricane season. Violeta Yas explained what this means for hurricane development.

Justin Povick then presented the projected weekend forecast. Following Povick's presentation, Adrienne Green focused on potential tropical developments.

RELATED: Hurricane Center
Atlantic Expected to See Sudden Uptick in Storms
NYC, Miami Expand Hurricane Evacuation Zones for 2013 Season

Wrapping up Shark Week, Jim Dickey checked in with Greg Skomal, a shark specialist from the Massachusetts Marine Fisheries. They chatted about the increase in seal population in New England and what that means for the shark population in the area.

For further coverage on Shark Week, we talked about whether the odds of shark attacks are higher or if the media is paying closer attention. Andrew Baglini also discussed this year's shark attacks.

If you have questions about Saharan dust or the remaining hurricane season, send them to us on our Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


Comments left here should adhere to the Community Guidelines. Profanity, personal attacks, and spam will not be tolerated.

More Weather News

Daily U.S. Extremes

past 24 hours

  Extreme Location
High N/A
Low N/A
Precip N/A


This Day In Weather History

Amarillo, TX (2000)
20.2" of snow - the all time 24 hour December record.

Tennessee (1876)
Tennessee's heaviest snow since 1843: McMinnville 14"; Memphis 8.5".

Long Branch, NJ (1913)
70 mph winds during a huge coastal storm.