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Posted 26 May 2012 - 03:09 PM

I noticed today that they gave the name Beryl to a SUBtropical storm. At what point does it earn a name?

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 10:30 PM

View Postakajw, on 26 May 2012 - 12:09 PM, said:

I noticed today that they gave the name Beryl to a SUBtropical storm. At what point does it earn a name?


The storm has to reach a certain wind speed before being named. Once the wind is sustained at 39 mph it is given a name.

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