The following item is a blog posting by Eric Berger, science writer and blogger for the Houston (TX) Chronicle. It deals with the possible demise of well-known forecaster Bill Gray's seasonal hurricane forecast project.--Bryce
Although there were 13 named storms this year, Atlantic hurricane seasonal forecasts were a complete bust in terms of overall activity.
Many seasonal forecasters predicted that overall activity — measured in terms of the number of storms, their intensity and their duration, would be as much as twice as high as average levels. Instead activity was only about 30 percent of typical levels, ...