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NOAA PREDICTS ABOVE NORMAL 2007 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON
13 to 17 Named Storms Predicted

May 22, 2007

NOAA news conference at Reagan National Airport, just outside Washington, D.C., on May 22, 2007, where the agency unveiled its 2007 Atlantic hurricane season outlook. Please credit “NOAA.”
NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion “hurricane hunter” aircraft.
NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion “hurricane hunter” aircraft. (Larger || High Res)
NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion “hurricane hunter” aircraft.
NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion “hurricane hunter” aircraft. (Larger || High Res)
NOAA Gulfstream IV-SP high altitude hurricane hunter aircraft.
NOAA Gulfstream IV-SP high altitude hurricane hunter aircraft.
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Retired Navy Vice Adm. Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Ph.D., undersecretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator, tells a news conference about the outlook for the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season.
Retired Navy Vice Adm. Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Ph.D., undersecretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator, tells a news conference about the outlook for the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season.
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Gerry Bell, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at the NOAA Climate Prediction Center, discusses the details of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season outlook.
Gerry Bell, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at the NOAA Climate Prediction Center, discusses the details of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season outlook.
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Gerry Bell, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at the NOAA Climate Prediction Center, discusses the details of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season outlook.
Gerry Bell, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at the NOAA Climate Prediction Center, discusses the details of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season outlook.
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Bill Proenza, NOAA National Hurricane Center director, tells a news conference that citizens along the Atlantic and Gulf Coast regions need to be prepared for the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season.
Bill Proenza, NOAA National Hurricane Center director, tells a news conference that citizens along the Atlantic and Gulf Coast regions need to be prepared for the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season.
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Relevant Web Sites
NOAA Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Outlook (Technical Product)

NOAA 2007 Tropical Eastern North Pacific Hurricane Outlook

NOAA National Hurricane Center

NOAA Hurricanes Portal

Behind the Scenes: The North Atlantic Hurricane Seasonal Outlook

Media Contact:
Carmeyia Gillis, NOAA Climate Prediction Center, (301) 763-8000 ext. 7163 or Greg Romano, NOAA National Weather Service, (301) 713-0622