NEWS
Thu Nov 29, 2012 01:40 PM CST

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) -- The absence of the weather phenomenon known as El Nino made the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season busier than had been expected, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday.

The season officially ends on Friday, but storms are still possible beyond that date.

The 2012 season produced 19 named storms, of which 10 became hurricanes and one became a major hurricane. The number of named storms was well above the average of 12, NOAA said. The number of hurricanes also was above the average of six, but the number of major hurricanes was below the ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
Warmth, Drier Weather Benefits Crops
Daily Export Grain News
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Light Rains From Prairies to Midwest
Rain From Prairies to Midwest Thursday
Ag Weather Forum
Market Impact Weather
SE Midwest to See Light Rain Today