Within the North Atlantic ocean, the name of any significant tropical cyclone can
be retired from the tropical cyclone naming lists by the World Meteorological ...
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 ...
Hurricanes began getting names in 1950, when the U.S. Weather Bureau began
using ... Below is a list of Atlantic Ocean retired names, the years the hurricanes ...
Hurricane names retired due to destructiveness, including Katrina and other
famous storm names.
Names of notable hurricanes are retired. When an outstanding athlete leaves the
sports world, his jersey or number is often retired. Likewise, the largest and ...
Sep 20, 2015 ... Some were so notorious, their names will never be used again.
They used a rotating list of storm names over a six year cycle, and then recycle
the list every six years unless, a storm or hurricane name is retired. As of the end
Oct 23, 2015 ... Meteorologists sometimes decide to stop recycling a storm name. Here's how.
Stormfax® Retired Hurricane Names. ... Retired Atlantic Hurricane Names. 1954.
Carol Hazel, 1955. Connie Diane Ione Janet, 1956, 1957. Audrey, 1958, 1959.
When hurricanes are particularly destructive, their names are retired from the list
of usable names. Any country affected by a particularly terrible storm can ...