Media Advisory: Colorado State Hurricane Forecast to be Issued Weds., April 9 from Bahamas Conference


William Gray and Phil Klotzbach of the Colorado State University Hurricane Forecast Team will issue their updated forecast for the 2008 hurricane season on Wednesday, April 9, as part of the opening of the Bahamas Weather Conference hosted by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism.


11 a.m. EDT, April 9, The Westin, Grand Bahama Island, Our Lucaya Resort


The press announcement/forecast will be available via satellite at the coordinates listed below from 11:00 AM EDT until 11:30 AM EDT.  A video podcast of the forecast (not broadcast resolution) will also be available to print and online reporters via

AMC 16 is located at 85 degrees West

AMC 16 Transponder 14 Downlink 11965 Horizontal, FEC 5/6, Symbol Rate 4.232 Data Rate 6.5

The complete hurricane forecast will be available by 11:30 a.m. EDT April 9 at For more information on the Bahamas Weather Conference, go to