hurricane season http://wrkf.org en 'Forecast Bust:' Why 2013 Hurricane Predictions Were So Wrong http://wrkf.org/post/forecast-bust-why-2013-hurricane-predictions-were-so-wrong Transcript <p>ARI SHAPIRO, BYLINE: It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Ari Shapiro. The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season ends tomorrow. It'll be remembered as one of the quietest on record. Since June, there have been just two hurricanes, both were relatively weak. As NPR's Jon Hamilton reports, forecasters were expecting something very different.<p>JON HAMILTON, BYLINE: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration told Americans to expect an unusually active year with between seven and 11 hurricanes. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 19:55:00 +0000 Jon Hamilton 19445 at http://wrkf.org NOAA: Hurricane Season On Track To Be 'Above Normal' http://wrkf.org/post/noaa-hurricane-season-track-be-above-normal The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/23/186310919/noaa-predicts-above-average-hurricane-season">stuck by its earlier prediction</a> today that the summer will bring with it an "above normal" Atlantic hurricane season.<p><a href="http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2013/20130808_atlantichurricaneupdate.html">NOAA reports</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"'Our confidence for an above-normal season is still high because the predicted atmospheric and oceanic conditions that are favorable for storm development have materialized,' said Gerry B Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:42:00 +0000 editor 14499 at http://wrkf.org NOAA: Hurricane Season On Track To Be 'Above Normal'