Many hurricane names have been retired over the years, most recently Igor and Tomas in 2010, and Irene in 2011. Use the links below to get all the details!
This is a cumulative list of previously used tropical cyclone (tropical storm and
hurricane) names which have been indefinitely removed from reuse in the North
Any nation impacted by a severe hurricane can lobby the WMO to have the
hurricane's name retired. From 1950 - 2011, 76 hurricanes had their names
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 ...
Hurricane names retired due to destructiveness, including Katrina and other
famous storm names.
Apr 26, 2016 ... Some Atlantic basin hurricanes have had their names retired. Just as no New
York Yankee will ever again wear number 3 (Babe Ruth), nor will ...
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 ...
Jul 2, 2014 ... "The tropical cyclone/hurricane names selected are those that are ... storm names
have been retired, according to the National Hurricane ...
A list of hurricane names that have been retired. The list of retired hurricane
names includes famous and deadly hurricanes from the past decades.
Hurricane names for the current and future seasons are listed below. Particularly
noteworthy (e.g. very deadly or very costly) hurricane names are retired. Prior to ...