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MIAMI — The 2013 hurricane season was relatively quiet, despite predictions to the contrary, according to CBS News.
Climate change, however, continues to put scientists and forecasters on edge about the intensity and frequency of big storms, the article stated.
According to the article, Federal forecasters are expecting a slower-than-usual Atlantic hurricane season, with eight to 13 tropical storms and three to six hurricanes, but there is no way to tell whether any of those potential storms will strike the U.S. coastline during the six-month season.
The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season was the first Atlantic hurricane season since 1968 to feature no storms of at least Category 2 intensity, the article noted.
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