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Atlantic Ocean tropical cyclone names for 2016

(Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) (Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

(RNN) - The National Hurricane Center has created lists for storm names since 1953, and those lists are now maintained by the World Meteorological Organization.

The name lists are reused every six years, so the names from the 2016 list will reappear in 2022. Storm names are removed from the lists when the are deadly or extremely costly, and replaced with another name.

Here are the names for the Atlantic 2016 storm season.

Alex
Bonnie
Colin
Danielle
Earl
Fiona
Gaston
Hermine
Ian
Julia
Karl
Lisa
Matthew
Nicole
Otto
Paula
Richard
Shary
Tobias
Virginie
Walter

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