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How do hurricanes get their names? | Earth | EarthSky


Jun 4, 2016 ... Here are the hurricane names for the 2016 season. ... That means the list of this year's hurricane names will come up again six years from now.

Why do we name tropical storms and hurricanes?


Until the early 1950s, tropical storms and hurricanes were tracked by year and the order in which they occurred during that year. Over time, it was learned that ...

Hurricane names - how are they decided? - The Telegraph


Oct 16, 2016 ... Why do hurricanes need names? Names have been given to storms (or tropical cyclones) for at least the last 100 years. According to the World ...

How Are Hurricanes Named? - Live Science


Aug 27, 2012 ... 13, 1928. The latter storm was named Hurricane San Felipe II. Later ... Why Do Hurricanes Often Curve Out to Sea? Image Gallery: In the Eye of ...

Hurricane Names - How are Hurricanes Named? - Geology.com


Is your name one of the official hurricane names? ... Using names for these storms makes it much easier for meteorologists, researchers, emergency .... Geology.com does not grant permission for any use, republication, or redistribution.

Hurricane “Lisa?” Hurricane “Matthew?” Who picks storm names ...


Sep 29, 2016 ... Then, the name of a hurricane will depend on where it originates. .... I do know that feminine names prevail for awhile, then masculine names are in vogue. ... Don't be so sensitive to a gender problem, instead try to come to ...

How hurricanes are named (and why) | MNN - Mother Nature Network


Jun 1, 2016 ... But where do hurricane names come from? Why do we give human names to violent, mindless masses of water and wind? And how do we all ...

Why Hurricanes are Named | The Weather Channel


Jun 26, 2013 ... But beyond the life-and-property preserving inquiries, the biggest question meteorologists get: how do hurricanes get their names? Hurricane ...

How do hurricanes get their names - CNBC.com


Oct 5, 2016 ... Meteorologists decide on hurricane names years in advance, and ... of naming the storms that come across the Caribbean and threaten the ...

Hurricane Names--Giving Tropical Storms and Hurricanes An Identity.


When a tropical storm, or hurricane develops, it is assigned a name by the National Hurricane Center This is so that these particular systems can be identified ...