Atlantic buoys have warmed 2°-4°F in the last 30 years.
The average number of major hurricanes has increased in the Atlantic basin since the 1970s.
September 10 marks the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season.
June 1 marks the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season.
What we know about hurricanes and climate change.
As the climate warms, rising sea levels will mean more damage from hurricane storm surge.
What scientists know well, and what's left to learn, about extreme weather and climate change.
Pacific hurricanes form off Mexico and head northwest into wide open ocean, so they don't usually do much damage to the continental U.S.