How did a hurricane form in January?

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Action News meteorologist Chris Sowers explains the rare January hurricane. (WPVI)

A January hurricane may be rare, but it's not impossible.

In fact, one formed just last week!

While Hurricane Season is between June 1st and November 30th, there have been three recorded hurricanes in January.

Meteorologist Chris Sowers explains how Hurricane Alex formed in the middle of winter and what that means for the Philadelphia region.

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