Big Hurricanes on the Horizon
Catalano, Peter, Insight on the News
Mid-August through early October marks the height of hurricane activity for the Atlantic seaboard, and this year has scientists, homeowners and insurance executives especially nervous. One reason is Bill Gray, professor of atmospheric science at Colorado State University and a noted hurricane prognosticator. Gray is predicting unprecedented hurricane catastrophes ahead.
The last two hurricane seasons set a record for hurricane activity. According to Gray, 1997 will continue the trend, signaling the beginning of a long cycle of rampaging storms that win tear into the U.S. mainland for the next two to three decades. If he's right -- and he has testified before Congress on the subject -- …
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Publication information: Article title: Big Hurricanes on the Horizon. Contributors: Catalano, Peter - Author. Magazine title: Insight on the News. Volume: 13. Issue: 31 Publication date: August 25, 1997. Page number: 37. © 1999 News World Communications, Inc. COPYRIGHT 1997 Gale Group.
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