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2012 Hurricane Forecast

Hurricane Season Picks Up Speed With Tropical Storm Chris

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green

CFTC OFFICIAL SAYS BARCLAYS SETTLEMENT IS LARGEST CIVIL MONETARY PENALTY EVER IMPOSED BY THE CFTC...

2012 Hurricane Forecast Raised

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2012 | Green

* Team expects five hurricanes, two becoming 'major' * Fewer storms than average expected this year (Adds detail, quotes) ...

Average- to Below-Average 2012 Hurricane Season Predicted

Paul Yeager | Posted 06.28.2012 | Green
Paul Yeager

One large-scale factor contributing to a greater intensity of hurricane seasons in recent years is a warm phase of sea-surface temperatures. With warm water being the fuel for hurricanes, this phase produces more, and more intense, hurricanes.