When two or three hurricanes are active at the same time, using names makes it much easier for meteorologists, researchers, emergency response workers, ship captains and citizens to follow their paths and prepare in advance of their coming on shore.
Who Decides on a Hurricane Name?
The World Meteorological Organization develops a list of names that are assigned in alphabetical order to tropical storms as they are discovered and followed. Names can be repeated after approximately six years, but the names of especially severe storms are permanently retired from use. There will never be another Hurricane Katrina for example!
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If you need assistance or have questions about how to stay safe, contact your local emergency center. Also, for any information about how we at Silver Creek Senior Living Community can help, you can contact us here or by phone at 800-940-0988.<< News
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