XKCD tackles a neglected aspect of the new climate normal: What are we going to call all these new hurricanes?

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After exhausting the OED, we started numbering them. When overlapping hurricanes formed at all points on the Earth's surface, and our scheme was foiled by Cantor diagonalization, we just decided to name them all "Steve." Your local forecast tomorrow is "Steve." Good luck.

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