Hurricanes are named alphabetically from a predetermined list beginning the letter “A” through “W”, excluding names that begin with “Q” or “U.”
A storm is first named by the National Hurricane Center when the system becomes a tropical storm and the name remains as it develops into a hurricane or until it dissipates.
The most devastating hurricane names are retired and another name replaces it.
2020 Atlantic Tropical Storm / Hurricane Names:
2020 National Hurricane Center Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Reports:
NOTE: Cycle Reports will be posted after hurricane season, typically late spring the following year
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