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2011 tropical storm season


Hurricane Irene a potential threat to many catastrophe bonds

24th August 2011

Hurricane Irene has now intensified into a major Category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 115mph. The storm is forecast to intensify further as she makes her way through the Bahamas before heading for the U.S. coastline. Where exactly she will hit the U.S. coast, or if she even will, is still uncertain with […]

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Intensity and direction of hurricane Irene increasingly uncertain

24th August 2011

Weather conditions are making it increasingly difficult to forecast how powerful hurricane Irene will get and the direction she will head in towards the U.S. coastline. The forecast path of hurricane Irene predicted by the models has shifted slightly further east, showing a landfall late Saturday afternoon somewhere between Wilmington and Cape Hatteras, North Carolina […]

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Tropical storm Irene approaching hurricane strength

22nd August 2011

Update: Irene has now reached hurricane strength with 75mph+ sustained winds. The 9th named tropical storm of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, Irene, looks like it has the potential to be the most impactful of the season so far. Currently Irene is close to making landfall on Puerto Rico in the Caribbean with maximum sustained […]

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Forecasters suggest a hurricane could threaten U.S. late next week

19th August 2011

U.S. based weather forecaster Accuweather, has published an article suggesting that tropical waves currently in the mid Atlantic could become organised and intensify into a hurricane which may threaten the U.S. coastline later next week. specifically they are referring to area of investigation 97L which you can on the tracking map on our 2011 Atlantic […]

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Colorado State forecasters still expect high risk of landfalling hurricanes

4th August 2011

Klotzbach & Gray, the well respected pair of hurricane forecasters at Colorado State University, have published the latest update to their forecast of Atlantic season hurricane activity and landfall strike probability for 2011. They stick with their original predictions of 16 named tropical storms during the 2011 season, with 9 expected to make hurricane status […]

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Follow the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season with Artemis

3rd June 2011

Each year we provide a page containing information and resources to help you track the progress of the Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season. We’ve just launched our page for this year and you can find it here, or by clicking on the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season graphic which is on the right hand side […]

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2011 Atlantic hurricane predictions and forecasts

20th May 2011

The latest 2011 hurricane prediction and forecast for Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane activity has been published by the NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center – a division of the U.S. National Weather Service. We thought it would be interesting to compare this most recent forecast of Atlantic hurricane activity with those we’ve covered previously.

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