The practice of using names to identify tropical cyclones goes back several
centuries, with ... However, they were not able to persuade the United States
Weather Bureau (USWB) to start naming Atlant...
Ivan R. Tannehill describes in his book "Hurricanes" the major tropical storms of
recorded history and mentions many hurricanes named after saints.
On July 26, 1825, Hurricane Santa Ana hit Puerto Rico. The storm was so named
because it happened on this particular saint's day. This naming system ...
Jun 4, 2016 ... Here are the hurricane names for the 2016 season. ... See the complete history of
naming hurricanes, from NOAA. When does a storm receive a ...
Mar 17, 2015 ... Have you ever questioned the naming of a hurricane 'Norbert', 'Bob' or 'Lenny'?
All joking aside, there is a colorful history as to why tropical ...
Aug 25, 2011 ... Why do we bestow people's names on volatile storms in the first place? Find out
more about the history of hurricane nomenclature and how it's ...
History of Atlantic Hurricane Names. Names have been given to Atlantic
hurricanes for a few hundred years. People living in the Caribbean Islands
May 14, 2013 ... With the approach of hurricane season, don't waste time emailing the National
Hurricane Center (NHC) pleading for your favorite person's ...
Aug 27, 2012 ... ... of current hurricanes, including Earl and Fiona, may seem simple, the system
of naming hurricanes has a long and complicated history.
The History of Naming Tropical Storms Until late in the 1940s, hurricanes were
not officially named (hurricane forecasting was then in its infancy). Only the most