Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Meterologists to Give Storms First and Last Names

From the Weekly World News:

Hurricane Harvey Goldstein? Tropical Storm Irene Johnson? Brace yourself through the ongoing storm season as the World Meteorological Organization announced that all hurricanes will be given both first and last names.

"The world's weather patterns are becoming more chaotic and extreme," said WMO spokesperson Scott Duncan. "As such, we can expect well over 100 hurricanes and tropical storms each year. We're running out of names, so we've decided to add the last names as a means of avoiding confusion..."

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1 comment:

Test said...

This is a joke, in case it wasn't obvious. However, apparently the meterologists are running out of names for storms because there are so many.