See this article re the new forecast for Atlantic coast Hurricanes in 2013, from the hurricane experts at the Colorado State University. The Colorado forecasting team predicts 18 tropical storms in 2013, of which nine will be hurricanes.
It seems this is the first of 3 reports on the topic to be issued. For the full text (34 page) of the report, go to this CO State website.
Now the speculation begins. Here is an article today re a CBS interview on the implications of the forecast.
- ‘Enhanced activity’ for 2013 hurricane season (antiguaobserver.com)
- Hurricane forecast: Above-average Atlantic season (usatoday.com)
- Above-Average 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted (nbcmiami.com)