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...
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 ...
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 ...
Sep 7, 2014 ... 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 ...
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
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 ...
Aug 27, 2012 ... ... of current hurricanes, including Earl and Fiona, may seem simple, the system
of naming hurricanes has a long and complicated history.
May 14, 2013 ... With the approach of hurricane season, don't waste time emailing the ... for
hurricane names and their history (keep suggestions to yourself).
Oct 16, 2016 ... Hurricane Matthew left hundreds dead and flattened thousands of homes ... 1979
, men's names were introduced - and now they alternate each year. ... begin
again at 'A' and alternate male/female, starting with a male name.