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.
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 ...
Aug 24, 2011 ... Nearly once a year a hurricane comes through that inflicts so much damage that
its name must be retired.
A T L A N T I C O C E A N. This is the current list in use by the ...
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