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Below Average Hurricane Season Predicted

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Colorado State University
August 2005: Katrina forming in the Atlantic

Hurricane researchers at Colorado State University, lead by William Gray and Philip Klotzbach, predict below-average activity in the Atlantic basin during the upcoming hurricane season.

The prediction is based on two factors: a cooling of tropical Atlantic waters in recent months, and a return of El Nino in the Pacific Ocean.  

Hurricane season begins June 1st.

Read the complete report
Visit the National Hurricane Center in Miami
What is El Nino?
Slide Show: El Nino's Effect on Florida: the Good and Bad

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