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Who Names Hurricanes?

Fri Sep 02, 2005 10:03 pm

The first I remember is Hurricane Gilbert about 15 years ago. Then Hurricane Hugo. Now Katrina.

Who names hurricanes and tropical storms?
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RE: Who Names Hurricanes?

Fri Sep 02, 2005 10:15 pm

The World Meteorological Organization. It is a fixed list of names that rotates every six years. So the list of names this year will be used again in 2011. However, devastating storm names like Katrina, Andrew, etc. are retired and never used again.
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RE: Who Names Hurricanes?

Fri Sep 02, 2005 10:19 pm

Here's everything you want to know about Hurricane Names, and the complete list of names to be used till 2010.

Also past named storm.


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