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
Retired Storm Names. Atlantic Storms Retired Into Hurricane History. Hurricanes
began getting names in 1950, when the U.S. Weather Bureau began using the ...
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 ...
Aug 24, 2011 ... Nearly once a year a hurricane comes through that inflicts so much damage that
its name must be retired.
A list of hurricane names that have been retired. The list of retired hurricane
names includes famous and deadly hurricanes from the past decades.
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 usable names. Any country affected by a particularly terrible storm can ...
Oct 23, 2015 ... Meteorologists sometimes decide to stop recycling a storm name. Here's how.
Is your name one of the official hurricane names? ... after an interval of six years,
but the names of especially severe storms are permanently retired from use.