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List: Names for 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

Posted June 2, 2020 12:00 p.m. EDT
Updated June 16, 2020 9:41 p.m. EDT

List: Names for 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

By the time the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1, two named storms had already developed in the tropics.

Here is a look at all the names for this year, which were recycled from the 2014 hurricane season. The names are numbered in the order of which they will be used.

  1. Arthur
  2. Bertha
  3. Cristobal
  4. Dolly
  5. Edouard
  6. Fay
  7. Gonzalo
  8. Hanna
  9. Isaias
  10. Josephine
  11. Kyle
  12. Laura
  13. Marco
  14. Nana
  15. Omar
  16. Paulette
  17. Rene
  18. Sally
  19. Teddy
  20. Vicky
  21. Wilfred

What's a named storm?

According to the National Hurricane Center, names are only given to tropical storms that have sustained wind speeds higher than 39 mph.

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