Five named storms into the 2011 hurricane season and federal forecasters bump their predictions upward. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration orginally called for 12 to 18 named
storms and 6 to 8 hurricanes. The new numbers released Thursday call for 14 to 19 named storms and 7 to 10 hurricanes with 3 to 5 becoming a major Category 3 or higher.