Tropical Storm Kika - Storm Names

Storm Names

The following names were used for named storms that formed in the northeast Pacific in 2008. This was the same list that was used in the 2002 season, except for Karina, which replaced Kenna. The name Karina was used for the first time in 2008. Names that weren't used are marked in gray.

  • Alma
  • Boris
  • Cristina
  • Douglas
  • Elida
  • Fausto
  • Genevieve
  • Hernan
  • Iselle
  • Julio
  • Karina
  • Lowell
  • Marie
  • Norbert
  • Odile
  • Polo
  • Rachel (unused)
  • Simon (unused)
  • Trudy (unused)
  • Vance (unused)
  • Winnie (unused)
  • Xavier (unused)
  • Yolanda (unused)
  • Zeke (unused)

For storms that form in the Central Pacific Hurricane Center's area of responsibility, encompassing the area between 140 degrees west and the International Date Line, all names are used in a series of four rotating lists. The only name used was Kika.

Read more about this topic:  Tropical Storm Kika

Famous quotes containing the words storm and/or names:

    I will here shroud till the dregs of the storm be past.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Far from being antecedent principles that animate the process, law, language, truth are but abstract names for its results.
    William James (1842–1910)