With cataclysmic predictions that hurricanes would swarm from the tropics like termites, no one thought 2006 would be the most tranquil season in a decade. Barring a last-second surprise from the tropics, the season will end Thursday with nine named storms, and only five of those hurricanes. This year is the first season since 1997 that only one storm nudged its way into the Gulf of Mexico.Wherever Gore is these days, you know there are jet-fuel contrails marking his huge personal carbon footprint.
As they say about the stock market: Past results are no indication of future performance.
More non-materializing hysteria here.