Insurance News

Posts Tagged ‘NOAA

Hurricane season might seem been pretty tame so far, particularly in light of the predictions for a highly active year.

Through the first seven weeks, a hurricane and two tropical storms have emerged, about average activity.

But the meanest stretch ” the seven weeks from mid-August through early October ” is here and “now the game starts,” said Stanley Goldenberg, a research meteorologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Read the rest of this entry »

MIAMI (Reuters)?The U.S. government climate agency cut its 2009 Atlantic hurricane season forecast Thursday, predicting there would be between seven and 11 tropical storms, with three to six becoming hurricanes.

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted one to two of those would be “major” hurricanes of Category 3 or higher, with sustained winds of more than 110 mph.

The agency had predicted in May that Read the rest of this entry »