Mother Jones: 2011 Hurricane Forecast vs Past

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The Illustrated 2011 Hurricane Forecast

— By Julia Whitty

Mother Jones, Wed Jun. 1, 2011

Specifically, for 2011, they’re forecasting the likelihood of:
  • 16 named storms (60% more)
  • 9 hurricanes (50% more)
  • 5 intense hurricanes (75% more)

Compare that to the average during the 50 years between 1950 and 2000:

  • 10 named storms
  • 6 hurricanes
  • 2 intense hurricanes

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