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    Default How is a hurricane's/tropical storm's name determined?

    Well, that. People can come up with the strangest names o.O

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    Default Re: How is a hurricane's/tropical storm's name determined?

    For each year, a list of 21 names, each starting with a different letter of the alphabet was developed and arranged in alphabetical order (names beginning with the letters Q, U, X, Y and Z were not used). The first tropical storm of the year was given the name beginning with the letter "A", the second with the letter "B" and so on through the alphabet. During even-numbered years, men's names were given to the odd-numbered storms and during odd-numbered years, women's names were given to odd-numbered storms (see the table above for recent name lists).
    Sources: http://geology.com/hurricanes/hurricane-names.shtml

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    Default Re: How is a hurricane's/tropical storm's name determined?

    They're named after the first psychic that accurately predicts them.


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