19 May '11, 8pm

2011 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast: Stormy: Three major forecasts agree: There are likely to be more tropical stor...

2011 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast: Stormy: Three major forecasts agree: There are likely to be more tropical stor...

12-18 named tropical storms, including 6-10 hurricanes, 3-6 of which are expected to be major hurricanes with 111 mph winds or higher. That prediction, from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, jives with the latest prediction from the Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University, which predicts 16 tropical storms, including nine hurricanes and five major hurricanes. Its bounds also encompass the prediction from Accuweather.com for 15 named tropical storms, including eight hurricanes, three of which will reach major hurricane status.

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