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We Reached Alpha [Oct. 24th, 2005|12:30 pm]
Nicodemus
Tropical Storm Alpha has officially formed, marking the first time that the weather bureau's "storm name list" has been exhausted!
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From: chrissawyer
2005-10-24 07:42 pm (UTC)
Maybe this will be a global warming wake up call.
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[User Picture]From: nicodemusrat
2005-10-24 07:58 pm (UTC)
Our government took that phone off the hook a while ago, ya know what I'm saying?
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[User Picture]From: twopiearr
2005-10-24 08:41 pm (UTC)
"Yeah - and maybe monkeys will fly out of my butt, man!" - Mike Myers as "Wayne" in Wayne's World
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[User Picture]From: nevermint
2005-10-24 09:12 pm (UTC)
My question is why did they not go to XYZ names?
There are plently of names out there.
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[User Picture]From: melchar
2005-10-25 12:38 am (UTC)
Agreed - this hurricane should be Xerxes, then there's Yolanda & Zelda. And if they don't get used this year, recycle 'em for next year.

Makes a person wonder though about how many of the 'Greek alphabet' storms will hit Florida.

Plus recall that there was actually one -extra- hurricane this year that happened at the end of May, right before the season started. (When I asked why it wasn't being counted, I was told it was because it happened before it could be officially counted. Now -that- boggles the mind, too.)
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[User Picture]From: kai_ta_loipa
2005-10-25 02:38 am (UTC)
Philologists rejoice, and secretly hope we'll some day make it to Hurricane Gimmel.
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