How are hurricanes named?
The current spate of hurricanes followed the alphabet. It was easy. Because Harvey is married to Irma and their kids turned out to be Jose and Katia! Easy squeezy. For some reason, women hurricanes tend to be tough but occasionally we also see men hurricanes as pissed off as women. For example Hugo and Harvey but just look at Irma!
I attribute the female ones being sick and tired of discrimination against girl child woman. I suppose some men also get mad about this and then throw up a tantrum!
Jokes aside, here is how apparently hurricanes are named.
The six lists used for storms in the Atlantic rotate annually. The list of this year’s names will not be reused until 2011. The names get recycled each time the list comes up, with one exception: storms so devastating that reusing the name is inappropriate. In this case, the name is taken off the list and another name is used to replace it.
Hurricanes names are chosen from a list selected by the World Meteorological Organization. There are six separate lists of names for Atlantic Ocean storms, with one list used each year. In 1953, the National Weather Service picked up on the habit of Naval meteorologists of naming the storms…