Friday, May 20, 2011

Hurricane Forecast

Hurricane Forecast
Hurricane Forecast. Seven storms to reach land. In the upcoming hurricane season, two or three storms will be major events along the coastal US, according to may have already had a “snowicane” this year, but now some weather forecasters are focusing on the real thing – you know, those monster storms with names like Donna or Andrew that pelt the coast with 100-mile-per-hour winds, massive amounts of rain, and tidal surges.

Joe Bastardi, the first private weather forecaster to look this year at the 2010 hurricane season, thinks it will be a rough one.

“This year has the chance to be an extreme season,” says Mr. Bastardi,’s chief long-range meteorologist in State College, Pa. “There will be a major bounce back of activity.”

Read more: csmonitor