‘Rare’ and ‘Remarkable’ January Hurricanes Hit Atlantic, Pacific Oceans

‘Rare’ and ‘Remarkable’ January Hurricanes Hit Atlantic, Pacific Oceans

The world’s warm ocean waters are experiencing some very unusual hurricane behavior right now, meteorologists say. Right now in the eastern Atlantic, Hurricane Alex is headed towards the Azores, and it’s the first hurricane to form in month of January since 1938. With sustained winds of over  85 mph, the Category 1 hurricane is even stronger than the hurricane of ’38.