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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.
A leading US 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."
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By pioneering the science of seasonal hurricane forecasting, William Gray turned a city far from the stormy seas into a hurricane research mecca. But now the institution has told Gray it may end its support of his seasonal forecasting.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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