30 named storms: Record hurricane season comes to a close
November 29, 2020
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A record-setting Atlantic hurricane season that saw the highest number of named storms officially came to a close Monday.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season set multiple records. It produced a record 30 named storms There were so many that the list of 21 conventional names was exhausted and the Greek alphabet was used for the second time in history.
The season also saw the second-highest number of hurricanes on record after 13 of the storms reached hurricane status. There were six major hurricanes with top...