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 ...
Hurricane names retired due to destructiveness, including Katrina and other
famous storm names.
Apr 26, 2016 ... The three names have been "retired" and will no longer be used for hurricanes or
Aug 24, 2011 ... Nearly once a year a hurricane comes through that inflicts so much damage that
its name must be retired.
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
Stormfax® Retired Hurricane Names. ... Retired Atlantic Hurricane Names. 1954.
Carol Hazel, 1955. Connie Diane Ione Janet, 1956, 1957. Audrey, 1958, 1959.
Oct 23, 2015 ... Meteorologists sometimes decide to stop recycling a storm name. Here's how.
When hurricanes are particularly destructive, their names are retired from the list
of usable names. Any country affected by a particularly terrible storm can ...
Apr 27, 2016 ... MIAMI (AP) – The organization that names tropical storms and hurricanes says it
will retire the names Erika, Joaquin and Patricia following the ...