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When’s a hurricane going to be named after your buddy Ignacio?

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As Tropical Storm Erika comes barreling toward Florida and Tampa Bay sits menacingly inside the cone of uncertainty, the Tampa Bay Times wants you to know a bit about where those names come from and why some of us will sadly never become a hurricane. According to the Times, the National Hurricane Center used a combination of letters and numbers to describe hurricanes. But apparently that wasn’t easy enough to market and lended to a bit of confusion. With names,…

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