Gray of the university's Department of Atmospheric Science to call for 18 named storms, nine hurricanes and four major hurricanes of Category 3 (sustained winds of at least 11 mph) during the hurricane season.
What does NS stand for?
NS stands for Named Storms (hurricanes)
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We have 71 other meanings of NS in our Acronym Attic
- Non Return to Zero-Space
- Non-Return-To-Zero Change
- Non-Return-To-Zero Inverted
- Non-Return To Zero-Level
- Non-Return-To-Zero Mark
- N-Sider (gaming website)
- Nachschrift (Geman: Post Scriptum (PS))
- Nada Surf (band)
- Nadeem-Shravan (Indian film composers)
- Name Server
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The number of named storms evolving in the South West Indian Ocean basin for the 2012-2013 summer season is likely to be about 10, with a probability of a second named storm by the end of November 2012.
The numbers fall in line with the Atlantic region's average of 12 named storms a season since 1981.
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.
Parameter 2008 Outlook * Average Year Named Storms 13 9.
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.