For many years hurricanes and other tropical storms bore only girls' names. ...
Hurricanes that have a severe impact on lives or the economy are remembered
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
Because the other half of them have male names. There is a predetermined list of
storm names .... It's not as if we can just sway one way or the other. With that ...
Sep 1, 2016 ... Apparently sexism isn't just a social problem -- if you're in the path of a hurricane,
... for hurricanes depending on whether the storm has a male or female name. "
Feminine-named hurricanes (vs. masculine-named hurricanes) ...
Jun 2, 2014 ... Hurricanes have been named since 1950. Originally, only female names were
used; male names were introduced into the mix in 1979.
Aug 27, 2012 ... Initially, all hurricane names were female, with the first "girl" hurricane ... The lists
contain French, Spanish, Dutch and English names because ...
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 ...
Oct 16, 2016 ... The original list featured only women's names and in 1979, men's ... Members
will have to decide whether Hurricane Matthew, which took ...
Aug 27, 2011 ... In terms of destructive hurricanes, the guys hold a slight edge over the ladies. ...
deadliest, costliest hurricanes have been tagged with male names. To keep
things fair, we only included hurricanes since 1979, as all hurricanes ...