04 Aug '11, 10pm

Green: Hurricane Season Is Looking More Serious

Michael Stravato for The New York Times Police officers looking for bodies after Hurricane Ike passed through Crystal Beach, Tex., in the fall of 2008. That was the last hurricane to make landfall in the United States. On average, 11 named storms strike the Atlantic basin each year, six of which become hurricanes and two major hurricanes with winds exceeding 111 miles an hour. In May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said there was a 65 percent chance that the 2011 hurricane season, which began on June 1, would be above average. It predicted 12 to 18 named storms and six to 10 hurricanes. With the bulk of storm activity normally in August, September and October, the agency has updated its 2011 hurricane outlook: on Thursday, it said that there is now an 85 percent chance of above-average hurricane activity. Predicted storm numbers have been raised to 14 ...

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