How Do Hurricanes Get Their Names?

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Hurricanes are named by meteorologists at the World Meteorological Organization. Women's and men's names are alternated. The first tropical storm of the season is given a name that starts with A and the rest are named alphabetically. The letters Q, U, X, Y, and Z are not used.
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Hurricanes are named from predetermined lists of male and female names. Click here to see the lists for 2011 and beyond.
The National Weather Service first used female names; in 1979 it added male names. Six alphabetical naming lists rotate each year, resulting in reuse of names. Names of big or destructive storms are retired.
Hurricanes get their names from a committee that chooses the name from a list. They choose the name, trying to wait six years between using the same name again. The names will get retired if the storm causes a vast amount of destruction. You can find more information here: http://www.chiff.com/a/hurricane-names.htm
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