Central North Pacific (140°W to 180°) Tropical Weather Outlook Issuance will resume on June 1st or as necessary. There are no tropical cyclones in the Central North Pacific at this time.
The season featured a total of 31 ()tropical cyclones, all but one of ... Hurricanes and typhoons are the same weather phenomenon: tropical cyclones. A tropical cyclone is a generic term used by meteorologists to describe a rotating, organized system of clouds and thunderstorms that originates over tropical or subtropical waters and has closed, low-level circulation. Hurricanes (the name is derived from the Spanish word for the Caribbean God of storms - Juracan) are tropical storms that occur in the Caribbean and parts of the South-Eastern United States of America.