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Hurricane names for 2013 released by World Meteorological Organization

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Weather observers worldwide who keep their eyes on the Atlantic Ocean during hurricane season will be on the lookout for storms like Dorian, Gabrielle and Nestor.

The Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1. Several weather agencies are calling for at least 13 to 15 named storms to emerge during the season, which goes through Nov. 30.

The potential names for Atlantic hurricanes in 2013 are as follows:

Andrea Barry Chantal
Dorian Erin Fernand
Gabrielle Humberto Ingrid
Jerry Karen Lorenzo
Melissa Nestor Olga
Pablo Rebekah Sebastien
Tanya Van Wendy

In case there are more than 21 named storms in 2013, six Greek letters will serve as names of storms:

Alpha Beta Gamma
Delta Epsilon Zeta

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