those in the Florida Panhandle being impacted today by Hurricane =
(1) Hurricanes were first given women’s names to replace =
an old numbering system in 19____.
(2) Hurricanes =
– because of their high winds, disaster potential and destructive power =
– were always named after women until 1978. Beginning the next =
season, storms were alternated in names between male and female. =
The first hurricane named after a man was MY personal favorite, 1979’s =
(3) NOW =
(National Organization of Women) suggested using the name of =
_________________ for these powerful storms, rather than women’s =
(4) The =
feminine name Hurricane _____________ will never be used again, as it =
was the FIRST name retired by the government =
(5) In a =
normal hurricane season, there will be approximately _________ tropical =
depressions and ________ named hurricanes.
(6) The major =
difference between a hurricane and a cyclone is in their =
(7) Hurricane =
season will begin in the month of ___________ and last until =
(8) The =
physiological term "_______" of the hurricane often refers to =
any calm in the midst of a storm.
(9) In order =
to be classified as a hurricane, sustained winds must be a minimum of =
Hurricanes that strike the Gulf and Caribbean regions originated over =
the continent of ________________.
Dr Bob Griffin =
Knows Me, This I Love!"