ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- We'll never hear storm names Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate again.
The four names officially are retired from future use as using them again would be insensitive considering the death and destruction they brought in 2017.
Each year, the World Meteorological Organization’s Region IV Hurricane Committee is tasked with reviewing tropical systems and will strike names from ever being used if they're so costly or deadly. New names are added after others are retired, otherwise, names are reused every six years.
Harold, Idalia, Margot, and Nigel will appear on the 2023 list of storm names.
Eighty-six names have been retired from the Atlantic basin since 1954, when forecasters first began naming storms.
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