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 Worldandnation: Storm frenzy is not an anomaly, but a phase
Now climatologists say frenzied hurricane seasons will be a fact of life for the next 10 to 20 years, part of a lengthy cycle of stormy eras followed by calmer ones.
"The consensus among hurricane researchers and forecasters is that the hurricane landfalls of 2004 resulted from the AMO, a natural cycle of hurricane activity, combined with a lapse in the incredibly good fortune of the previous 35 years," Hugh Willoughby, a hurricane researcher at Miami's Florida International University, wrote in an essay last fall.
As the 2005 hurricane season continues to rage, NOAA reports that half the nation now lives on 17 percent of the land: the coasts.
www.sptimes.com /2005/09/13/Worldandnation/Storm_frenzy_is_not_a.shtml   (1202 words)

 Mid-Atlantic Weather Station: Hurricane News
Hurricane activity over the Atlantic has fluctuated naturally over decades going back as far as 1900, and it was unlikely that global warming could be having a significant impact, many researchers said.
The strongest winds of a hurricane are in its eyewall, the swirling complex of clouds and rain that rotate around the eye of the storm.
Hurricane forecasting is part science and part art, but hurricane forecasters are scientists at heart and they don't like it when the data tell lies.
mywebpages.comcast.net /herbwx/hurrnews.html   (14982 words)

 Hurricane Wilma - Uncyclopedia
Hurricane Wilma hit the village of Bedrock in October 2005 and sent it back to the stone age.
Wilma, wife of the Hurricane Frederick who slammed into Mobile Bay in Alabama with 125 mph winds in 1979, is the 21st named storm of the record 2005 Atlantic hurricane season,
Her next-door neighbour Betty (or, as her friends call her, Hurricane Betsy) is infamous for destroying No Orleans in 1965 when, along with Barney and Bam-Bam, she turned all of New Venice into Rubble.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Hurricane_Wilma   (519 words)

 MiamiHerald.com | 11/27/2005 | Years of intense storms likely   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The official hurricane season is almost over, but the long-term crisis is just beginning, and more storms will threaten South Florida.
Most scientists believe the ''switch'' that turbocharged the hurricane engine in recent years was a combination of supportive wind patterns and the cyclical return of elevated sea-surface temperatures across a key swath of the Atlantic -- a rise of less than one degree, but enough to pump high-octane fuel into developing storms.
And now, with the official season ending but the long-term crisis still at an early stage, he and other experts sympathize with those who lost their lives to hurricanes in New Orleans, Biloxi and elsewhere, including South Florida.
www.miami.com /mld/miamiherald/13263338.htm   (1269 words)

 Summary of the 2002 Atlantic Hurricane Season
The 2002 Atlantic Hurricane Season was not as active as recent years, but still had a good deal of storms, and many of those made landfall over some point on the United States coastline.
The four hurricanes in 2002 fell slightly below the average number of hurricanes in a season, which is five while the number of major hurricanes was also slightly lower than the average of 2.3 per season.
The 2002 Atlantic Hurricane Season was dominated mostly by a large number of named storms.
www.hurricaneville.com /2002.html   (847 words)

 1965 Atlantic hurricane season - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A tropical wave moving across the Atlantic became a tropical storm on August 21 in the central Atlantic.
Hurricane Betsy moved across the Atlantic, executing 2 loops before moving across south Florida and hitting Louisiana on September 9, 1965 as a Category 4 hurricane.
Hurricane Carol developed on September 16 in the eastern Atlantic from a tropical wave that moved off the coast of Africa.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/1965_Atlantic_hurricane_season   (708 words)

 2001 Season - Caribbean Hurricane Network
Still no hurricanes this year, though this doesn't necessarily mean it's going to be a quiet season (see the First Storm of the Season-section).
Now there is that big wave in the far eastern Atlantic, fortunately on the latest Meteosat image most of the advection seems to be gone, but it still looks as if it has already some rotation to it.
Normally, this early in the season we have to watch the Gulf of Mexico (see climatology), and indeed, this weak system is located about 80 miles south-southeast of Galveston, Texas.
www.stormcarib.com /hurr01a.htm   (4394 words)

 Jay Barnes on Hurricanes | Contest | 2006 Hurricane Quiz
The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season shatered all records for the most named storms and the most hurricanes.
Hurricane Floyd was a $6 billion diaster in North Carolina.
Hurricane Katrina is now recognized as the nation's costliest natural disaster, and one of the deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history.
www.ibiblio.org /uncpress/hurricanes/2006quiz.html   (405 words)

 DeadlyStorms.com - Atlantic & Caribbean Hurricane Timeline & Season Summaries
Hurricane Diane hit the North Carolina coast in mid-August a short distance south of where her older sister, Connie, crossed the coastline a week earlier.
Hurricanes caused $4.1 billion in damage in the United States and killed 147 people in the United States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean islands, according to estimates from the National Hurricane Center.
Hurricane Lenny was memorable because it formed at the tail end of the season and because it moved easterly across the Caribbean, finally hitting the Dutch, French and British islands of the Northeast Caribbean last week.
www.deadlystorms.com /xtra/hurricane_timeline.htm   (9014 words)

 1965 Hurricane Season Summary
Precise hurricane forecasts remain elusive- The National Hurricane Center hopes that within 20 years it will be able to predict within 95 miles where a storm might go when it is two days out.
Hurricane Center Chief, Don't Watch the Line (AP) -...Don't watch the little fl line down the center of the models because there are wide errors and watch for rapidly intensifying storms., Thu, 11 May 2006 08:48:49 GMT
Hurricane cycle far from over-Hurricane Katrina brought much death and destruction to Mississippi and Louisiana, and upcoming hurricane seasons could be just as dangerous, says a M.S.U. hurricane expert., Tue, 24 Jan 2006 13:54:00 GMT
www.hurricane.com /hurricane-season/hurricane-season-1965.php   (1089 words)

during the hurricane season which is an enhancing factor for developing tropical waves.
There were four hurricane seasons since 1949 with characteristics similar to what we observe in February-March and what we project for August-September.
We define forecast skill as the degree to which we are able to predict the variation of seasonal hurricane activity parameters above that specified by a long-term climatology.
hurricane.atmos.colostate.edu /forecasts/2006/april2006   (3213 words)

 North Carolina & Florida Hurricane History: Quiz
During the 1979 season, the first in which male names were officially attributed to tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic, these two men impacted Florida.
Hurricane Andrew in 1992 was the most deadly hurricane to srike Florida since the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935.
The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935, which swept through the Florida Keys, was only one of two category five hurricanes to strike the U.S. coast during the twentieth century.
www.ibiblio.org /uncpress/hurricanes/hurrquiz.html   (325 words)

Beginning with the 2002 December forecast for the 2003 season, we have relied on a new early December forecast scheme (Klotzbach and Gray 2004) which does not utilize West African rainfall and gives less weight to the QBO.
There were five hurricane seasons since 1949 with characteristics similar to what we observe in October-November 2005 and what we project for August-September 2006.
Table 4 shows our final adjusted early December forecast for the 2006 season which is a combination of our derived full 52-year statistical forecast, our analog forecast and qualitative adjustments for other factors not explicitly contained in either scheme.
hurricane.atmos.colostate.edu /Forecasts/2005/dec2005   (3268 words)

 LiveScience.com - Hurricane Guide: 2006 Forecast a Flop
Hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin, which includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.
The first named Atlantic hurricane was Able in 1950.
The boy-girl-boy-girl naming convention evolved to include French and Spanish names in the Atlantic system, reflecting the languages of the nations affected by Carribean hurricanes.
www.livescience.com /forcesofnature/hurricane_guide.html   (490 words)

 Houston and Texas weather forecasts and radar
Everything you need to know to prepare for the tropical storm season.
The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30.
The Eastern Pacific hurricane season runs from May 15 through November 30.
weather.chron.com /tropical   (44 words)

 CNN.com - Scientists: Monster hurricanes could hit U.S. - July 19, 2001
MIAMI, Florida (CNN) -- Weather researchers think the evidence is now clear: A major shift in the climate has taken place that has brought about an increase in major hurricanes.
On the Scene: John Zarrella on hurricane predictions
Atlantic season's first storm slogs toward Houston
archives.cnn.com /2001/WEATHER/07/19/hurricanes   (515 words)

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Tracking maps and info for all Atlantic storms, 1886-2005.
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