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Did Forecasters Blow It With Their Predictions This Hurricane Season?

Did weather experts blow it when they forecast a very active hurricane season? That may be a bit harsh but hurricane specialist Dan Brown at the National Hurricane Center in Miami says the season which ends Saturday isn't one for the record books. Brown says seasonal forecasts don't tell you where storms are going to go and who is going to get hit-- but they DO serve the purpose of telling residents the hurricane season is coming and they need to prepare. We did get 13 named storms this year which is one more than the average, but only two of them became hurricanes and neither got to major status which is category three or higher. Tropical Storm Andrea, the first of the season, was the only storm to strike U.S. soil. But Brown says we should think back to 1992 when the first named storm struck and that was Hurricane Andrew.

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