‘Above average’ hurricane risk

The latest Colorado State University report predicting hurricane activity for the year has been released and its raising warning flags for the 2007 season. "Above average major hurricane landfall risk in the Caribbean," wrote Prof. William Gray, co-author of the latest tropical meteorology report. 

Overall, gray said the year could have 9 hurricanes, well above the average of 5.9, with 5 of them being intense (category 3-4-5); the average is 2.3.   The full report is online at http://typhoon.atmos.colostate.edu/forecasts/2007/april2007/

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