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List of historic tropical cyclone names - Wikipedia, the free ...

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Tropical cyclones are named for historical reasons and so to avoid confusion when ..... They also decided that the new lists of hurricane name would start to be  ...

Tropical Cyclone Naming History and Retired Names

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Reason to Name Hurricanes. Experience shows that the use of short, distinctive names in written as well as spoken communications is quicker and less subject ...

Reason to name hurricanes

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History of Hurricane Names. For several hundred years many hurricanes in the West Indies were named after the particular saint's day on which the hurricane ...

How do hurricanes get their names? | Earth | EarthSky

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Jun 4, 2016 ... Here are the hurricane names for the 2016 season. ... See the complete history of naming hurricanes, from NOAA. When does a storm receive a ...

Why Do Hurricanes Have Names? - History in the Headlines

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Aug 25, 2011 ... Why do we bestow people's names on volatile storms in the first place? Find out more about the history of hurricane nomenclature and how it's ...

Retired Atlantic Hurricane Names | Weather Underground

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Atlantic Storms Retired Into Hurricane History. Hurricanes began getting names in 1950, when the U.S. Weather Bureau began using the phonetic alphabet ...

Why are hurricanes the only storms that get a name? - CNN.com

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Aug 23, 2016 ... It takes hurricane status to get a name for a storm in the United States ..... This past week the Red Cross declared the floods that devastated ...

Here's How Hurricane Naming Works | Smart News | Smithsonian

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Aug 29, 2012 ... Who gets to chose hurricane names, and how do they do it? ... (No evidence exists to show whether or not those women were past girlfriends.).

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

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History of Hurricane Names. Forecasts: Hurrican and troppical storm forecast - track and cone - best track. For several hundred years many hurricanes in the ...

How Are Hurricanes Named? - Live Science

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Aug 27, 2012 ... ... of current hurricanes, including Earl and Fiona, may seem simple, the system of naming hurricanes has a long and complicated history.

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Why do we name tropical storms and hurricanes?

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Storms are given short, distinctive names to avoid confusion and streamline ... Hurricane Ike (2008), the third costliest storm in United States history. Until the ...

Hurricane Names - How are Hurricanes Named? - Geology.com

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History of Atlantic Hurricane Names. Names have been given to Atlantic hurricanes for a few hundred years. People living in the Caribbean Islands named ...

The reasoning for hurricane names and their history (keep ...

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May 14, 2013 ... With the approach of hurricane season, don't waste time emailing the National Hurricane Center (NHC) pleading for your favorite person's ...