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List of retired Atlantic hurricane names - Wikipedia

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This is a cumulative list of previously used tropical cyclone (tropical storm and hurricane) names which have been indefinitely removed ... using a new list of female names during that season, as a ...

Weather Facts: History of Hurricane Names | weatheronline.co.uk

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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 by ...

Tropical Cyclone Naming History and Retired Names

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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 future ...

Female hurricanes are deadlier than male hurricanes, study says ...

www.cnn.com/2016/09/01/health/female-hurricanes-deadlier-than-male-hurricanes-trnd/

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) ...

How Are Hurricanes Named? - Live Science

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Aug 27, 2012 ... Initially, all hurricane names were female, with the first "girl" hurricane ... The lists contain French, Spanish, Dutch and English names because ...

Hurricane names - how are they decided? - The Telegraph

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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 ...

How do hurricanes get their names - CNBC.com

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Oct 5, 2016 ... We'll never have another Hurricane Katrina, for example, or another ... "U.S. hurricanes used to be given only female names, a practice that ...

Why Have Female Hurricanes Killed More People Than Male Ones ...

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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 ...

Why do hurricanes and cyclones have female names? - Quora

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Because the other half of them have male names. There is a predetermined list of storm names per region. The names go alphabetically, and alternate between male ...

Hurricane “Lisa?” Hurricane “Matthew?” Who picks storm names ...

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Sep 29, 2016 ... Male and female names alternate in alphabetical order, and the .... The urge to masculinize our feminine agencies could only have been ...

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How do hurricanes get their names? | Earth | EarthSky

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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.

Reason to name hurricanes

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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  ...

Female-named hurricanes kill more than male hurricanes because ...

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Jun 2, 2014 ... Hurricanes have been named since 1950. Originally, only female names were used; male names were introduced into the mix in 1979.