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2013-02-01 23:01:18

National Hurricane Forecaster, Dr. William Gray, Windstorm Insurance Professionals And Contractors Address Critical Effects Of Recent Superstorms At WIND Conference, Warning Of More To Come. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Gulf Coast homeowners and businesses eagerly await reports as professionals related to the windstorm insurance industry and storm damage restoration assemble from across the world in Orlando, Florida this week for WIND's Annual Conference. In the wake of massive...

Two Hurricane Experts Won’t Make December Forecasts Anymore
2011-12-14 08:31:39

The two top US hurricane experts are abandoning their December efforts to predict the number of hurricanes for the following year, after admitting there is no proof they can make accurate forecasts this far out from the coming season. William Gray and Phil Klotzbach, famous for their advance predictions of hurricane activity for the following season, said a look back over the past 20 years of forecasting has shown that their methods do not actually work. The Colorado State University...

2010-05-27 12:01:17

A leading U.S. forecaster said on Wednesday that the threat of an above-average 2010 Atlantic hurricane season has jumped over the past month, saying this will be "a hell of a year." William Gray, the hurricane forecast pioneer who founded Colorado State University's respected storm research team, said CSU is ramping up its predictions fro the 2010 season, which is due out June 2. "The numbers are going to go up quite high," Gray told Reuters. "This looks like a hell of a year." The forecast...

2008-12-04 14:54:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Competitive Companies Inc. (CCI) (OTC Bulletin Board: CCOP) announced today the appointment of Mr. William Gray as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Company, including the responsibility for all operations and implementation of its rural wireless network based on the recent acquisition of ("40") carrier-grade microwave towers from Worldwide Communications, Inc. In addition, Mr. Gray has been nominated to the Board of Directors...

2008-04-28 17:50:00

By pioneering the science of seasonal hurricane forecasting and teaching 70 graduate students who now populate the National Hurricane Center and other research outposts, William Gray turned a city far from the stormy seas into a hurricane research mecca. But now the institution in Fort Collins, Colo., where he has worked for nearly half a century, has told Gray it may end its support of his seasonal forecasting. As he enters his 25th year of predicting hurricane season activity, Colorado...

2006-09-01 11:18:39

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - The number of hurricanes churning through the Caribbean toward the United States this year is likely to be less than once feared and may even be less than normal, a noted U.S. hurricane research team said on Friday. The Colorado State University team formed by pioneer forecaster William Gray cut its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season for a second time and predicted there would be 13 tropical storms with five of them becoming hurricanes....

2006-08-03 11:16:29

By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - A noted U.S. hurricane research team reduced its Atlantic storm forecast on Thursday from nine to seven hurricanes, citing a cooler tropical Atlantic Ocean and a warming eastern Pacific. The new forecast could provide some relief to storm-weary residents of the Caribbean basin and the U.S. East and Gulf coasts who suffered through a record-shattering 28 tropical storms and hurricanes last year. That number beat the old mark of 21 set in 1933. In its...

2006-08-03 08:47:16

MIAMI (Reuters) - A noted hurricane research team on Thursday reduced its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season to 15 tropical storms and said seven of those would become hurricanes. In May, the Colorado State University team formed by pioneer forecaster William Gray had predicted the 2006 season would bring 17 storms and that nine would become hurricanes.

2006-04-04 10:50:00

By Michael Christie MIAMI -- The 2006 hurricane season will not be as ferocious as last year when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and other storms slammed Florida and Texas, but will still be unusually busy, a noted U.S. forecasting team said on Tuesday. The Colorado State University team led by Dr. William Gray, a pioneer in forecasting storm probabilities, said it expected 17 named storms to form in the Atlantic basin during the six-month season, which officially begins on June 1....

2005-12-06 12:20:00

By Jim Loney MIAMI -- The worst may be past for the United States and Caribbean after the costliest hurricane season on record, but 2006 could be tough too, a noted forecasting team predicted on Tuesday. The Colorado State University hurricane research team said nine of 17 storms predicted for 2006 would become Atlantic hurricanes, with five of them intense, or "major," hurricanes with winds exceeding 110 mph (177 kph). The CSU research team is headed by Dr. William Gray, a pioneer in...

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