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Keeping up with all the rare events in 2020 was the Atlantic hurricane season that broke the record for the highest number of tropical / subtropical storms in a single year, beating the previous record of 28 storms 2005 Official records are from 1851

There were 30 named storms in the season that revealed a lesser-known fact about named storms before each season that started from Jan. June to 30 Lasting November 21st, the National Hurricane Center will reveal the 21 names to be used this year Sturm will use the Greek alphabet for the remainder of the season In 2020 this was only the second time in history

The 21 names come from one of six lists that are changed every year, although the names of particularly severe storms are permanently removed from use and substitute names are inserted in their place. Since this policy began in 1954, 89 names have been removed

So what’s the name of 2021? Hopefully these storms are friendly: Ana, Bill, Claudette, Danny, Elsa, Fred, Grace, Henri, Ida, Julian, Kate, Larry, Mindy, Nicholas, Odette, Peter, Rose, Sam, Teresa, Victor, Wanda

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Tropical cyclone, 2021

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