Hurricane season is less than a month away. The National Hurricane Center has unveiled the list of names for the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season, spanning from June 1 to November 30.

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Concern for Hurricanes Reaching West Alabama?

For those of us in Alabama residing inland, hurricanes may not always be our primary concern. However, given the close proximity to our stunning beaches, we naturally maintain an interest in the region.

Plus, it's well-known that hurricanes can unleash severe weather that reaches far inland, impacting multiple states as they travel.

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Scientists, Researchers, and Professors from Colorado State University “anticipate that the 2024 Atlantic basin hurricane season will be extremely active.”

READ MORE: 2024 Hurricane Season Outlook: What It Means for Alabama

Is Your Name on the 2024 Hurricane List?

Ever since I could plot the latitude and longitude of the center of a storm on a paper map, a game I play is when the hurricane naming list is released. My mission is to see if any family or friends' names are on the list. Then I share the news with them.

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In 2023, my father’s name, several family names, and 5 friends were on the list. This year, 2 family members, 2 friends, and an ex-boyfriend, so there’s that.

Discover if your name has made it onto the roster.

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