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Must every storm come with deluge of climate warnings?

Why is it that with each storm that hits the United States, we are deluged with global warming admonitions?

Hurricane season occurs from June 1 until Nov. 30 each year, and each season we see tropical storms with the potential for hurricane status. However, some researchers have noted a decrease during the last five decades in the number of tropical cyclones and hurricanes.

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There is little doubt that global warming is a reality and that sea temperatures have risen. But the assertions that hurricane prevalence is attributable to global warming have not been borne out by the evidence.

Lynn Oldach Engle

Winchester

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