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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.

Tropical Cyclone Naming History and Retired Names


For several hundred years many hurricanes in the West Indies were named after the particular saint's ... The NHC does not control the naming of tropical storms.

Hurricane names - how are they decided? - The Telegraph


Oct 16, 2016 ... Hurricane Matthew left hundreds dead and flattened thousands of homes in its ... Why do hurricanes need names? ... How are hurricane names chosen? .... Strictly Come Dancing 2016: what time is Halloween week on TV?

Why Hurricanes are Named | The Weather Channel


Sep 7, 2014 ... But beyond the life-and-property preserving inquiries, the biggest question meteorologists get: how do hurricanes get their names? Hurricane ...

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 ...

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


Aug 26, 2011 ... 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 Do Hurricanes Have Names? - History in the Headlines


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 ...

How do hurricanes get their names? | Discover Risk


In fact, why name hurricanes at all? The simple answer is this: hurricanes are given names so that they are easier to refer to. So, rather than having to remember ...

Weather Facts: History of Hurricane Names | weatheronline.co.uk


For many years hurricanes and other tropical storms bore only girls' names. ... Rarely do we get beyond the letter "M", but just in case the list continues with ...

How Do Hurricanes Get Their Names? | Mental Floss


Oct 29, 2012 ... As Hurricane Sandy pounds the East Coast, here's a Big Question from the ... threatening name we could come up with was Hurricane Serenity.

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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 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.

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 ...