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How many hurricanes have there been in the Atlantic Basin in 2017 so far?

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How many named storms have there been in the Atlantic Basin in 2017 so far?

Maria is the 13th named storm of the 2017 season. Storms' names are selected by the World Meteorological Organization and are in alphabetical order. Every six years, the list of names begins again. The names of especially destructive hurricanes are usually retired.

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