How accurate are annual hurricane season predictions?

David Silverberg, editor, Homeland Security Today

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Each year around this time the University of Colorado unveils their forecast for hurricane season.

These statistics are cited in news articles around the nation, but there is very little follow up after the season is over.

So, how accurate are they?

David Silverberg is editor of Homeland Security Today.

His publication has taken a look at how accurate past predictions have been.