Colorado State University’s hurricane team announced it has slightly lowered its 2009 Atlantic hurricane forecast based on developing El Nino conditions that are expected to intensify during the remainder of the hurricane season.

“We have witnessed the development of an El Nino event over the past couple of months,” said team member William Gray. “These conditions are expected to intensify to a moderate El Nino over the next few months. El Nino events tend to be associated with increased levels of vertical wind shear and decreased levels of Atlantic hurricane activity.”

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Digital Insurance content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access