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How do hurricanes get their names? | Earth | EarthSky


Atlantic hurricane names for the 2015 season include Ana, Bill, Claudette, Danny , Erika, Fred, Grace, Henri, Ida, Joaquin, Kate, Larry, Mindy, Nicholas, Odette,

Tropical Cyclone Names - National Hurricane Center


2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021. Alex Bonnie Colin Danielle Earl Fiona Gaston Hermine Ian Julia Karl Lisa Matthew Nicole Otto Paula Richard Shary

Why do we name tropical storms and hurricanes?


Storms are given short, distinctive names to avoid confusion and streamline communications.

Why Hurricanes are Named | The Weather Channel - Weather.com


Sep 7, 2014 ... Hurricane names are even fodder for comedians. Sardonic comedian Lewis Black has expressed his views of 1991's Hurricane Bob and ...

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


The naming of tropical storms and hurricanes began in 1953 when the National Weather Service gave the storms female names. Then in 1979, to go along with ...

Hurricane names - how are they decided? - Telegraph


Oct 20, 2014 ... Tropical storms are named using a standard method laid out by the WMO. Each ocean basin is designated a list of hurricane names for six ...

2013 Hurricane Names List and How They're Selected - Miami


Have you ever wondered about the system used for naming hurricanes? Where did those names come from, anyway? Will we have to suffer through another ...

How a Hurricane Gets its Name + Hurricane Categories Cartoon by ...


Because storms know no boundaries as far as geographical countries, the names have been given some international flair. Who picks the names? They are  ...

Hurricane names - USATODAY.com


How and why storms are named. Forecasters give names to tropical cyclones, including hurricanes, to avoid confusion when more than one storm is being ...

How Do Hurricanes Get Their Names? - Chiff.com


Who chooses hurricane names and how do they decide on names like Katrina & Rita?

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How Are Hurricanes Named? - Live Science


Aug 27, 2012 ... While the monikers of current hurricanes, including Earl and Fiona, may seem simple, the system of naming hurricanes has a long and ...

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


Is your name one of the official hurricane names? ... So, hurricanes are not given names, tropical storms are given names, and they retain their name if they ...

Hurricane “Earl?” Hurricane “Katrina?” Who picks storm names, and ...


Aug 30, 2010 ... Nobody can tell you how serious Hurricane Earl might be, but we can tell you why Earl has that name. (A pretty friendly name for such a ...