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Atlantic hurricane activity expected to be above average for next two weeks

Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Sciences has issued its latest two-week forecast for hurricane activity in the Atlantic. They predict an active period in the fortnight to come. One reason for this is the way they calculate activity using their Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) index to denote activity levels. read the full article →

Katia becomes a hurricane, destination still uncertain

Tropical storm Katia has now become hurricane Katia. The second hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, hurricane Katia originally formed way over to the east near the Cape Verde islands and is making her way slowly westwards. Forecast models diverge considerably on her eventual destination, with some showing Katia read the full article →

Tropical storm Katia forecast to become major hurricane

Tropical storm Katia is currently in the mid-Atlantic with maximum sustained windspeeds of 65mph. A fairly large storm already, with tropical storm windspeeds extending up to 85 miles from the centre, Katia is forecast to become a hurricane within the next few hours. It's likely that the next advisory from read the full article →