Well, here it is the beginning of September, and we still have not had a full-blown hurricane in the Atlantic or Caribbean basin. All season, the so-called weather experts have been advising the public that this hurricane season promises to be a very active one ["July's heat wave belies mild summer," News, Aug. 30]. Well, once again these forecasters have hyped their predictions.

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They do it so people will listen. At this point, it seems as if the hurricane season is gone with the wind.

John Amato, Fresh Meadows