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Pinellas Park Police Department
Monday April 12th, 2010 :: 04:11 p.m. EDT


2010 Hurricane Forecast Released - see the message at

The Pinellas Park Police Department has an important message for the community!

Hurricane Season is right around the corner and officially begins June 1st. On April 7th, 2010, the Colorado State University Hurricane Forecast Team released preseason predictions for the 2010 Atlantic Basin Hurricane Season. The forecasters predict an above average season based on the premise that El Nino conditions will dissipate by this summer and that abnormally warm tropical Atlantic sea surface temperatures will persist.

The team predicts fifteen (15) named storms to form in the Atlantic basin between June 1st and November 30th, 2010. Of the fifteen (15) predicted storms, eight (8) of those are expected to be hurricanes, with four (4) developing into major hurricanes.

It is never too early to begin planning for the upcoming hurricane season. Additional information on hurricane planning can be found at

The Pinellas Park Police Department will be utilizing our E-Alert service to keep the community updated on special weather related announcements this hurricane season. We encourage you to share this FREE service with your friends, relatives and co-workers.

For more information on E-Alert or any other questions, please feel free to contact the Police Department via email at

Pinellas Park Police Department
7700 59th St N
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 727-541-0758

Brian Unmisig
Records Section

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