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What does NS stand for?

NS stands for Named Storms (hurricanes)

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Associate Scholar Scientist Tim LaRow and his colleagues at Florida State University's Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS) say there will be an average of 17 named storms with 10 of those storms developing into hurricanes in the Atlantic this season, which begins June 1, and runs through Nov.
There is a 70 percent chance that nine to 14 named storms will form during the 2009 Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1 and runs through Nov.
As 2006 got started, the popular and usually sober weather forecasting service Accu-Weather predicted 15 to 17 named storms and said that the United States was "staring down the barrel of a gun" this hurricane season.