FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - The Atlantic tropical cyclone (hurricane, tropical storm, tropical depression) season has been an active one and the season isn’t over year.
So far, we’ve gone through 20 of the 21 traditional names for storms, but hurricane season goes until the end of November, and we’ve only just passed the average date of the peak of tropical cyclone season.
As sally continues to wreak havoc on the Southeast U.S., leaving upwards of 30 inches of rain in some spots along the gulf coast, we’re still watching hurricane Teddy and tropical storm Vicky to see where they’re expected to go.
— Chris Bruin (@TWCChrisBruin) September 16, 2020
The last name on the list? Wilfred. That name is likely to go to the tropical disturbance near Mexico, which has a 70% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 5 days.
If we have more storms than we do names, the list then moves on to the Greek alphabet.
Those 24 names are:
The first Greek named storm would most likely be the disturbance in Orange off the coast of Africa, which currently has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone.