NHC releases list of storm names for Hurricane Season

FLORIDA (WMBF) – The National Hurricane Center has released a list of names to be used during the 2011 Hurricane Season.

Those names will be as follows:

  • Arlene
  • Bret
  • Cindy
  • Don
  • Emily
  • Franklin
  • Gert
  • Harvey
  • Irene
  • Jose
  • Katia
  • Lee
  • Maria
  • Nate
  • Ophelia
  • Philippe
  • Rina
  • Sean
  • Tammy
  • Vince
  • Whitney

The National Hurricane Center is also predicting 16 named storms, with nine of those strengthening to hurricane status and five becoming major hurricanes.

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