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Retired Atlantic Hurricane Storm Names

Credit: NASA

Here is the list of hurricane storm names that have been retired, as of 2014.

Hurricanes names are selected by the World Meteorological Organization. Every six years, the list of names begins again!

The names of especially destructive hurricanes get retired forever. Below are those names.

Retired Atlantic Hurricane Names

These storms have been some of the most destructive and costly.

 


Source: NOAA

Did you know? 

Around 39% of hurricanes that hit the United States strike the state of Florida.

Also, two-thirds of the strongest hurricanes (Class 4 or 5) make landfall on either the Florida or Texas coast.

 

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