– Katrina, Sandy, Harvey. The names are infamous, but how did these hurricanes get their names, and who makes the call? Naming tropical cyclones dates back to the 1800s in the West Indies. Hurricanes were named after the saint’s day on which they fell. Yes, every day has a different… Continue Reading How do hurricanes like Dorian and Katrina get their names? | Just the FAQs

>>>AND GOOD MORNING, EVERYONE. IT’S 6:31 ON THE EAST COAST. WE’RE COMING ON THE AIR RIGHT NOW BECAUSE HURRICANE MARIA HAS MADE LANDFALL ON PUERTO RICO.>>THIS IS THE SCENE IN PUERTO RICO RIGHT NOW. A POWERFUL CATEGORY 4 STORM. MARIA IS HITTING WITH 155 MILE-AN-HOUR WINDS, TORRENTIAL RAIN. THE STRONGEST… Continue Reading NBC News Special Report: Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall | NBC News