Posts Tagged ‘WSI’



May 26th, 2011

Summary of 2011 Hurricane Season Forecasts

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

With the start of the Atlantic hurricane season just a few days away, Guy Carpenter has summarized the various forecasters’ predictions for the 2011 season. AccuWeather, the Colorado State University (CSU), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Weather Services International (WSI) have released forecasts for the forthcoming season and there seems to be a general consensus that 2011 will see above-average activity with an increased risk of hurricane landfalls in the United States. The most recent forecasts are outlined in the table below.

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April 6th, 2011

2011 North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Season Forecasts

Posted at 11:25 AM ET

With the start of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season just a couple of months away, tropical cyclone activity forecasts have started to emerge. AccuWeather, the Colorado State University (CSU) and Weather Services International (WSI) have released forecasts for the forthcoming hurricane season so far and there seems to be a general consensus that 2011 will see above-average activity. The most recent forecasts are summarised in the table below.

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June 15th, 2010

2010 Hurricane Season Begins: Knowing, Understanding and Better Managing the Risks, Part IV: Tools for Understanding and Managing Risk

Posted at 2:00 AM ET

Lara Mowery, Managing Director and Julian Alovisi, Senior Vice President
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Guy Carpenter offers the solutions to help (re)insurers manage the risks associated with hurricane exposures and preparedness through our forward looking hazard forecasting tools. Assessing the impact and potential loss damage of hurricane activity on a risk portfolio can now be accomplished with more detailed information than ever before.

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June 14th, 2010

2010 Hurricane Season Begins: Knowing, Understanding and Better Managing the Risks, Part III: 2010 Hurricane Forecast

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Lara Mowery, Managing Director and Julian Alovisi, Senior Vice President
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To coincide with the start of the hurricane season, Guy Carpenter has summarized the various forecasters’ predictions for the 2010 season. Several meteorologists have released forecasts for the forthcoming hurricane season and there seems to be a general consensus that 2010 will see unusually high activity. If this prediction proves to be true, the 2010 hurricane season will stand in sharp contrast to the relatively quiet 2009 season.

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June 5th, 2009

North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Season Forecast 2009

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

The Colorado State University tropical storm research team has further lowered its hurricane development forecast for the 2009 North Atlantic season, and now foresees “below-average activity.” Researchers Philip Klotzbach and William Gray decreased their forecast from their April prediction and now expect 11 named tropical storms to develop in the North Atlantic basin between June 1, 2009 and November 30, 2009. Of these,¬†five are predicted to become hurricanes and two major hurricanes with sustained winds of 111 mph or greater (Category 3 and above on the Saffir-Simpson Scale). In April, the Colorado State University predicted an average season with 12 named storms, six hurricanes and two major hurricanes.

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