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NOAA Raises Prediction of Hurricanes

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has increased its prediction of the number of hurricanes and tropical storms for the 2005 hurricane season. NOAA...
August 9, 2005

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has increased its prediction of the number of hurricanes and tropical storms for the 2005 hurricane season. NOAA expects an additional 11 to 14 tropical storms from August through November, with seven to nine becoming hurricanes, including three to five major hurricanes. In total, this season is likely to yield 18 to 21 tropical storms, with nine to 11 becoming hurricanes, including five to seven major hurricanes.

NOAA Raises 2005 Hurricane Outlook (NOAA 8/2/05)

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