Anomalously warm tropical sea surface temperatures in the Atlantic portend an active hurricane season according to forecasters at Colorado State University.

The CSU team predicts an above-average 2010 Atlantic season with 15 named storms expected to form in the Atlantic basin between June 1 and Nov. 30, with eight expected to be hurricanes and four developing into major hurricanes (Saffir/Simpson category 3-4-5) with sustained winds of 111 mph or greater. On average, they are 9.6 named storms, 5.9 hurricanes and 2.3 major hurricanes per year.

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