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USAToday Betting On2006 Hurricanes
  1. Investors can bet on storm contracts
  2. Do you think the heretofore quiet 2006 hurricane season will turn Katrina-esque and cause billions of dollars in damage as weather experts predict?
  3. Regardless of what your gut instinct is, you now have the ability to back up your hunch with a financial bet that could result in you either making — or losing — money depending on the scope of storm-related property losses.
  4. On Thursday, HedgeStreet, a government-regulated online futures market, is launching hurricane contracts. The simple contracts allow investors to speculate on the economic fallout of hurricanes or tropical storms. They are the latest example of a growing Wall Street trend that gives investors a way to play short-term fluctuations in economic events or markets
  5. "We are interested in creating new risk-management vehicles[Gambling--RSB]," says HedgeStreet co-founder Russell Andersson. "There's a need for a hurricane-type product as evidenced by the events of last year."
  6. one contract lets investors bet on whether full-season damages will top $25 billion.
  7. Price Headley, chief analyst at, says investors should use hurricane contracts only if, after assessing the probabilities the marketplace is placing on a certain damage estimate, they feel the market is mispricing the risk: "It should not just be a crap shoot."
  8. HedgeStreet offers contracts on a wide array of financial assets or instruments, ranging from commodities to currencies, housing prices interest rates and mortgage rates.
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USAToday Unearthing Storm Clues In West Africa
  1. Scientists know that 4 out of 5 tropical storms hitting the United States — including the deadly and destructive hurricane Katrina a year ago — start out in the waters off Africa before bowling across the Atlantic
  2. Using a DC-8 jet, they fly through thunderstorms trying to map the precise contours with banks of sensors measuring wind speed and direction, cloud shapes and contents, rainfall rates, temperature, humidity, and atmospheric pressure.
  3. One theory the NAMMA scientists want to test is that dust from the Sahara desert can get inside a storm, dampening it down and inhibiting the formation of cyclones
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USAToday Forecasters Reduce Hurricanes
  1. Colorado State University researchers lowered their 2006 forecast for Atlantic hurricanes for the second time in a month Friday, predicting a slightly below-average season with five hurricanes instead of seven.
  2. "We didn't have the major formations we expected. There was a surprising amount of dry air. It choked them off.
  3. Last spring, Gray's team called for 17 named storms to form in the Atlantic basin during the June through November hurricane season. They lowered that to 15, and then to 13 in their latest forecast.
  4. The average storm count for the Atlantic basin is 9.6 named storms, 5.9 hurricanes and 2.3 intense hurricanes per year.
  5. Klotzbach identified several factors for the revised forecast, including higher levels of West African dust over the Atlantic, a warmer eastern equatorial Pacific indicating a potential El Nino event this fall, and drier tropical Atlantic mid-level moisture fields.
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USAToday USA untouched by hurricanes so far, but season has more than two months left
  1. This was supposed to be another brutal hurricane season.
  2. Two main factors have contributed to the coastline calm: A high-pressure area in the Atlantic known as the Bermuda High last year was centered close to Bermuda, but now is positioned hundreds of miles to the east. That, in turn, has made room for a low-pressure area to develop in the Atlantic between the Carolinas and Bermuda.
  3. Unlike high-pressure's clockwise swirling, low pressure circulates counterclockwise and is associated with winds that help push storms to the north and northeast
  4. Last year was the busiest Atlantic season on record, with 28 named storms, 17 of which had already formed by this point. Two hurricanes — Dennis and Katrina — had already struck by this time last year, and Rita hit on Sept. 24.
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WashPost South Spent Millions on a Hurricane Season That Wasn't -
  1. Anticipation of the 2006 hurricane season turned countless families here and in a vast swath of the Southeast into survivalists.
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USAToday Hurricane experts say calm 2006 was "only a respite"
  1. Forecasters were wrong in 2006, unanimously predicting an above-average season for hurricanes based on warmer-than-usual Atlantic waters that often fuel hurricanes.

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