Dean, Felix, Noel -- Never Again
A group of hurricane forecasters and researchers met in Florida this week. One of the topics of this meeting was whether any hurricanes from last year should have their names retired.Posted — Updated
Can you believe it? We're almost to the first day of hurricane season. June 1st is only a little more than two weeks away. It seems to me like last year's season just ended. (It's like the NBA playoffs like that.)
As you may know, there are six lists of hurricane names for the Atlantic basin, and we cycle through each list once every six years. Storms that are particularly nasty can have their names retired to prevent confusion in the future.
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