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Names For 2003 Atlantic Hurricanes

Thu Mar 27, 2003 12:26 am

FROM NOAA:

When the winds from these storms reach 39 mph (34 kt), the cyclone is given a name. Years ago, an international committee developed six separate lists of names for these storms. Each list alternates between male and female names. The use of these easily remembered names greatly reduces confusion when two or more tropical cyclones occur at the same time. Each list is reused every six years, although hurricane names that have resulted in substantial damage or death are retired.

2003 Names for Atlantic Basin Tropical Storms

Ana
Bill
Claudette
Danny
Erika
Fabian
Grace
Henri
Isabel
Juan
Kate
Larry
Mindy
Nicholas
Odette
Peter
Rose
Sam
Teresa
Victor
Wanda

http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/prepare/title_basics.htm

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