FAQ: Letters not used for Hurricane names (and Tropical Storms)

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FAQ: Letters not used for Hurricane names (and Tropical Storms)

Postby hurricane » Fri May 25, 2018 7:25 pm

Names that begin with the following letters are not used (as of 2018) for Hurricane and Tropical Storm names in the Atlantic.
Q
U
X
Y
Z

For Eastern, North Pacific names, they do not use names beginning with two letters:
Q
U


For the Central, North Pacific, they ONLY use names beginning with:
A
E
H
I
K
L
M
N
O
P
U
W


More about naming can be found here:
https://public.wmo.int/en/About-us/FAQs ... one-naming

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