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From Manfred to Maria: The history of naming hurricanes

By Larry Sprinkle From wcnc NBC

An Atlantic storm that ripped the mast off a boat named Manfred became known as Manfred’s hurricane. Then, in the mid-1900s, people started using female names for storms.
The history of naming hurricanes is fascinating. There was a time when storms were given arbitrary names.

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