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More Major Storms Forecast for Intense Atlantic Hurricane Season

Article: More Major Storms Forecast for Intense Atlantic Hurricane Season

CAMP SPRINGS, Maryland, August 7, 2008 (ENS) – Government weather forecasters said today that they expect two more named storms and hurricanes to form in the Atlantic Basin this year than they predicted in May, and warned of an increased likelihood that 2008 will be an above-normal hurricane season. In its August update to the…

More Atlantic Hurricanes Than Normal Predicted for 2008

Article: More Atlantic Hurricanes Than Normal Predicted for 2008

WASHINGTON, DC, May 22, 2008 (ENS) – This year, there is a 65 percent chance of an Atlantic hurricane season with more storms than normal, officials with the federal government’s Climate Prediction Center warned today. The Climate Prediction Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, issued the prediction at a news conference called…

Winter Forecast Shows Little Drought Relief for Southeast

Article: Winter Forecast Shows Little Drought Relief for Southeast

CAMP SPRINGS, Maryland, December 20, 2007 (ENS) – Some drought relief is anticipated in parched sections of the United States, but for many areas the long drought is expected to persist or intensify from January through March 2008, according to the latest U.S. Drought Outlook issued today by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. Drought conditions are…