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Atlantic hurricane season ends

Today marks the last day of the official 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. While it ended up very quiet compared to what I expected, it still was one of the most active seasons on record as well as the most costly, according to CNN.

A second story on the season from Yale Climate Connections is embedded below. Meteorologists will be scratching their heads as to why October was so quiet after such an active start to the season. Brian McNoldy of the National Hurricane Center provides his perspective in his blog here.