William Gray, the hurricane forecast pioneer who founded Colorado State University's respected storm research team, said CSU would ramp up its predictions for the 2010 season in a report due out on June 2.
"The numbers are going to go up quite high," Gray said. "This looks like a hell of a year."
Read all that Reuters story here. About this time every year, we go into a state of constant, low-level anxiety punctuated by terror, unworthy wishes for evil stuff to go to Florida [they're used to it], dread of the prospect of boarding up, and worries about where to run to.