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2019 Storm Names

In 1953 the US began naming storms. The World Meteorological Organization is now in charge of this and there is a list of male and female names which are used on a six-year rotation. The only time that there is a change is if a storm is so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate.

2019 storm names for our area: Andrea, Barry, Chantal, Dorian, Erin, Fernand, Gabrielle, Humberto, Imelda, Jerry, Karen, Lorenzo, Melissa, Nestor, Olga, Pablo, Rebekah, Sebastien, Tanya, Van and Wendy.

Experts from various organizations continue the to project an active storm season:

View our other blog post for more projections on the upcoming storm season.