2013 hurricane season


Forecasters reduce hurricane season predictions, slightly

Two of the forecasters we follow for their updates on the Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season have reduced their predictions for the number of storms that will intensify to hurricane or severe hurricane status. Both of the forecasters continue to predict an above average 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season. We're already read the full article →

Forecasters confidence that Atlantic hurricane season will be active increases

Two of the most respected hurricane forecasters have updated their predictions for the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season today. The Colorado State University team has kept the number of storms and hurricanes it forecasts the same, but says its confidence in the forecast has increased. Meanwhile Tropical Storm Risk has very read the full article →

Atlantic hurricane season starts tomorrow, tropics already ripe for development

The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins tomorrow and runs for six months, from June 1st until the end of November, and the tropics are already looking ripe for storm development according to a number of forecasting models. Forecasters predict an active season in 2013 and conditions look conducive to storm read the full article →

Growing number of capital markets investors accepting hurricane risk: Fitch

As the insurance and reinsurance industry fast approaches the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which technically begins tomorrow on the 1st June, ratings agency Fitch Ratings says that the U.S. insurance industry has the capacity to withstand potential losses from hurricane related perils, helped by the growing acceptance of hurricane risk read the full article →

‘Active or extremely active’ 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, forecast by NOAA

The last of the forecasters who we follow on Artemis, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA, has now published its forecast for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. The NOAA has joined all the other forecasters we follow by predicting an above average hurricane season. The NOAA always waits read the full article →

Above average Atlantic hurricane season activity expected: AccuWeather

Weather forecaster AccuWeather Inc. has joined other forecasters of tropical cyclone and hurricane activity in predicting a 2013 Atlantic hurricane season with above average levels of activity. Every forecaster that we have covered so far this year has called for levels of tropical storm and hurricane activity above the long-term read the full article →

CSU hurricane forecasters predict high risk of U.S. landfalls in 2013

Another of the well-respected hurricane forecasters has published its predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season and, like the forecasters we covered the other day, they call for an active season with a heightened risk of landfalling hurricanes on the U.S. coastline. This forecast is from the Colorado State University read the full article →

Early 2013 Atlantic hurricane season forecasts suggest active year

The 2013 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season begins on the 1st of June and runs until the end of November. As ever, around this time of the year the forthcoming hurricane season features more heavily in insurance and reinsurance firms and catastrophe bond & ILS investors thoughts as the read the full article →