Today is the start of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season.

The list of 2019 Tropical Storm names and hurricane names are:  Andrea Barry Chantal Dean Erin Fernand Gabrielle Humberto Imelda Jerry Karen Lorenzo Melissa Nestor Olga Pablo Rebekah Sebastien Tanya Van Wendy

Is your name on the list this year? I teased my daughter today.  Her name is on the list and it’s even spelled correctly.

Atlantic storm name lists are maintained by a committee of the World Meteorological Organization and repeat every six years unless a storm or hurricane is so destructive or deadly the committee votes to retire the name. For example, in recent years the names Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate were retired  because of their devastation.