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What’s in a Hurricane Name?

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This article from Wired Magazine (click on link ‘What’s in a Hurricane name?” above) chronicles the history of naming Atlantic tropical storms.

My favorite part of the article-

“If names run out in a given year, they are drawn from a non-alphabetical list of 24 Greek-letter names, which in New Testament fashion begins with Alpha and ends with Omega.

No contingency plan exists beyond Hurricane Omega. But if we ever need one, names will be the least of our problems.”