Hurricane season 2019 is here, and could be intense

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Peggy Cauley cleans up debris from her family's home in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Oct. 13, 2018.
David Goldman | AP file

It's hurricane season again. In the past few years several hurricanes have intensified so rapidly it surprised forecasters.

What do we know about climate science and hurricanes in 2019?

Hurricane expert Gabe Vecchi, a professor of geosciences at Princeton University, answers our questions.

Hear that interview and a Climate Story from Joshua Houdek on the audio player above.