Countdown to a hurricane lateness record

While Joe Bastardi forecasts a huricane within 72 hours… The system in the eastern atlantic should ramp up rapidly and be a hurricane within 72 hours pic.twitter.com/svQiDidwIi — Joe Bastardi (@BigJoeBastardi) September 8, 2013 …the clock is ticking on a satellite era record for the latest ever Atlantic hurricane formation. Atlantic hurricane season – a…

NOAA predicts active 2013 Atlantic hurricane season

From NOAA: In its 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued today, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an active or extremely active season this year. For the six-month hurricane season, which begins June 1, NOAA’s Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook says there is a 70 percent likelihood of 13 to 20 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher),…

WUWT gets results

Readers may recall yesterday that I posted this story : As hurricane season starts, the FSU hurricane season forecast is the odd man out citing “active”. This was from the FSU press release at Eurekalert here which headlines “Hurricane season is here, and FSU scientists predict an active one” also backed up by this Google…

* As hurricane season starts, the FSU hurricane season forecast is the odd man out citing "active"

*UPDATE: FSU has made a change, the press agent writes to me with this update: The lead researcher on the hurricane forecast has requested a change to the headline to make it clearer, and I have made that change to the release posted on EurekAlert. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-05/fsu-hsi053112.php The preferred headline is “Hurricane season is here, and…

Global Tropical Cyclone activity is at 33-year lows

Dr. Ryan N. Maue’s 2010 Global Tropical Cyclone Activity Update Update to include Rush Limbaugh’s discussion on his radio show of this posting … With the 2010 North Atlantic hurricane season winding down without a United States hurricane landfall, Drudge posted a headline suggesting that the seasonal hurricane forecasters blew it. Indeed, he has written…