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Colorado State forecasters: above-average 2011 atlantic hurricane season

Colorado State University have just issued their updated 2011 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season forecast, so in the interest of fairness (as we've already covered Accuweather's and Tropical Storm Risk's) here are the details.Klotzbach & Gray at Colorado State University have a similar accuracy record with their forecasts to read the full article →

Tropical Storm Risk lowers 2011 hurricane season forecast to 25% above norm

In December last year Tropical Storm Risk, a research group backed by Aon Benfield, RSA and Crawford & Company, issued their first forecast for the 2011 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season which predicted an active year approximately 40% above historical norms. Their 1st April update has lowered that prediction read the full article →

Klotzbach and Gray forecast predicts another active Atlantic tropical storm season for 2011

The early forecasts for the 2011 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season are predicting another active year ahead for storm formation and landfall risks. A week ago we wrote about the forecast from Tropical Storm Risk. Here we cover the early forecast from Colorado State Universities Tropical Meteorology Project.Philip J. read the full article →

Busy hurricane season in 2010 doesn’t equal high losses

So it's the 30th of November, the final day of the 2010 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season, so time to take a brief look back at the season just gone. Despite being extremely active, with 19 named storms, the 2010 hurricane season will be best known for the lack read the full article →

Hurricane season; it’s not over till it’s over

The 2010 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season has certainly proved to be as active as the forecasts suggested it would be even without the volume of landfalling events that were forecast. We're currently up to 19 names storms this year and some forecasters are suggesting that we can expect read the full article →

Good chance of further Atlantic tropical storm activity in October

The 2010 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season has been unusual in many ways. We've witnessed some extremely powerful storms and intense activity in the Atlantic and yet losses and landfalls have been light. Officially, the Atlantic hurricane season ends on the 30th November but the next two weeks are read the full article →

Earl now a Category 4 hurricane, threatens the U.S. East Coast

The Atlantic tropical storm season has kicked off with a vengeance. There are three named storms in the Atlantic right now; Danielle which reached Category 3 but never threatened land, Earl (more about him later) and Fiona who is a few days off becoming a hurricane. Both Danielle and Earl read the full article →

2010 Atlantic tropical storm & hurricane season coverage

We've just launched our 2010 Atlantic tropical storm & hurricane season information page! Every year Artemis provides its readers with a page dedicated to Atlantic storms which can help you to keep up to date with all the latest happenings in the Atlantic basin and Gulf of Mexico as storms read the full article →

WSI lowers their hurricane season forecast (by one)

You may be forgiven for thinking that hurricane forecasters were being overzealous with their predictions. The high number of storms predicted seemed almost impossible after the quiet season experienced last year and now, over a month in, the season seems benign so far. WSI Corp have revisited their forecast and read the full article →

Ana continues west, Tropical Storm Bill forms behind

Tropical storm Ana is continuing her journey west across the Atlantic with little change in strength so far. Still carrying sustained winds of only 40mph she is heading for the Antilles and beyond that the Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico and Cuba. Earlier we wrote that another storm could be hot read the full article →