Colorado State University researchers have released the 2007 Atlantic hurricane forecast for September and October. Phillip J. Klotzbach and William M. Gray with assistance from William Thorson have concluded that the September-only forecast predicts five named storms, two major hurricanes, and a net tropical cyclone activity (NTC) of 80, which is above average.

The research team has predicted five named storms, two hurricanes, one major hurricane, and NTC activity of 42, which is also above average. The team reports that climatologically, September is the most active month of the hurricane season, but they have kept the September monthly forecast the same as was predicted in early August.

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