Aha! From the CNN article on Zeta, which is still out there:
The 2006 season officially begins June 1, but any tropical storms that form at any time this year would be part of its tally. The first name on the list is Alberto.
I win the $64,000.
Forecasters predict that hurricane seasons will be more active than usual for at least another decade.
But exactly what that means is really anyone's guess. Straw, anyone?