After last year’s record-breaking hurricane season, and with 99 days until the season begins again, here’s a list of this year’s Atlantic storm names from the National Hurricane Center:
Last year’s Atlantic hurricane season was the most active on record, with 30 named storms.
Yet another example of just how active the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season was…
Here’s a map showing the accumulation…
Since 1953, Atlantic tropical storms have been named from lists originated by the National Hurricane Center and maintained and updated through a strict procedure by an international committee of the World Meteorological Organization.
Every season, there are 21 chosen names in alphabetical order, with the lists repeating every seven years unless a storm is so deadly or destructive the name is retired. If there are more than 21 named storms, as with last year, the names then move to the Greek alphabet.
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