Hurricanes are named from predetermined lists of male and female names.
to see the lists for 2011 and beyond.
The National Weather Service first used female names; in 1979 it added male names. Six alphabetical naming lists rotate each year, resulting in reuse of names. Names of big or destructive storms are retired.
Ahead of the 1971 Atlantic hurricane season, ten lists of hurricane names were
.... Collectively, the 11 systems were responsible for over 9000 fatalities and in ...
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The practice of naming storms (tropical cyclones) began years ago in order to ...
basin(s) by the Tropical Cyclone Regional Body responsible for that basin(s) at
its ... The pre-designated list of hurricane names are proposed by its members
Hurricanes names are chosen from a list selected by the World Meteorological
Organization. The Atlantic is assigned six lists of names, with one list used each ...
If the storm reaches a sustained wind speed of 74 miles per hour it is called a
hurricane - such as "Hurricane Fran". So, hurricanes are not given names,
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