National Hurricane Center releases storm names for 2013

Hurricane season is almost here and the National Hurricane Center has released its annual list of storm names.{}

As usual, the list alternates between boy and girl names.{} It kicks off with "Andrea" followed by "Barry", "Chantal", "Dorian", "Erin" and "Fernand".{}

Hurricane season officially begins June 1st.{} The name "Sandy" was retired from the list of hurricane names after last year's devastating storm on the East Coast.

You can see the complete list at