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.
Sep 20, 2015 ... Hurricane Joaquin hammered the central Bahamas in early October 2015, as a ...
Some Atlantic basin hurricanes have had their names retired.
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.
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
When hurricanes are particularly destructive, their names are retired from the list
of ... A retired name cannot be reused for at least ten years, to facilitate historic ...
From 1954 to the present, 53 Atlantic hurricanes and one tropical storm have
been "retired." These storms were so intense, damaging, or deadly that their
A list of hurricane names that have been retired. The list of retired hurricane
names includes famous and deadly hurricanes from the past decades.