Given the number natural and man-made catastrophes already omnipresent in today’s news, it hardly seems fair to point out that tropical storm season is here, and by most predictions, will be a season to remember.

Although forecasting storm activity is akin to predicting stock market activity, there is historical evidence on which the research is based. Weather Services International (WSI) Chief Meteorologist Dr. Todd Crawford summarized the scientific reasoning behind this year’s near-universal agreement on a busy storm season.

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