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The Colorado State Hurricane Forecast Team has scaled back the number of tropical storms expected to take shape in the Atlantic this season. In May, the team had predicted 17 named storms, nine hurricanes, and five intense hurricanes.

Researchers Philip Klotzbach and William Gray say the reduced prediction is due to slightly cooler sea surface temperatures over the tropical Atlantic and still believe this season will be much more active than the average hurricane seasons between 1950 and 2000.

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