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Forecaster WSI sees fewer Atlantic hurricanes (Reuters)
Populux | August 1, 2006 at 04:51 amby
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 2006 Atlantic hurricane season will not be as active as initially projected, due in part to a cooling of ocean temperatures this summer, private forecaster WSI Corp. said in its updated tropical weather outlook on Monday . Some 14 named storms will form this year, with four of them becoming major hurricanes with winds over 111 miles per hour, WSI said. That is down from WSI's forecast this spring of 15 named storms with five becoming intense hurricanes. "The reasons for ...