October 26, 2020

From Manfred to Maria: The history of naming hurricanes


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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.

For more on this story go to; https://www.wcnc.com/article/weather/from-manfred-to-maria-the-history-of-naming-hurricanes/275-573713981

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