The practice of using names to identify tropical cyclones goes back several
centuries, with ... Names are assigned in order from predetermined lists once
storms have one, three, or ten-minute sustai...
Jun 4, 2016 ... Here are the hurricane names for the 2016 season. ... of names, the system was
revised so that storms would be named after female names.
In the past, confusion and false rumors have arisen when storm advisories
broadcast ... That year, the United States began using female names for storms.
... The only time that there is a change is if a storm is so deadly or costly that the
Experience shows that the use of short, distintive given names in written as well
as ... In the past, confusion and false rumors have arisen when storm advisories
... The practice of naming hurricanes solely after women came to an end in 1978
Jun 2, 2014 ... Hurricanes have been named since 1950. Originally, only female names were
used; male names were introduced into the mix in 1979.
Jun 3, 2014 ... They only started getting male names on alternate years in 1979. This matters
because hurricanes have also, on average, been getting less deadly over time. “It
could be that more people die in female-named hurricanes, ...
Sep 1, 2016 ... Apparently sexism isn't just a social problem -- if you're in the path of a hurricane,
... says earlier hurricanes, which were deadlier, were only given female names ...
depending on whether the storm has a male or female name.
Jun 2, 2014 ... They only started getting male names on alternate years in 1979. This matters
because hurricanes have also, on average, been getting less ...
Although hurricanes were exclusively given women's names from the 1950s to
the ... A: Hurricanes generally have lifespans lasting 9 days, although some form
Aug 31, 2015 ... Not since 1979 has that cruelty been associated exclusively with ... Female-only
hurricane naming persisted until a growing number of women ...