List of storms named Bob

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The name Bob was used for three tropical cyclones in the Atlantic basin.

  • Hurricane Bob (1979), hit Louisiana, killing one and causing US$20 million in damage; the first hurricane in the Atlantic to have a male name
  • Hurricane Bob (1985), crossed Florida as a tropical storm and made landfall again in South Carolina; caused five deaths and US$20 million in damage
  • Hurricane Bob (1991), brushed North Carolina, then struck New England and the Canadian Maritimes, killing 18 and causing almost US$1.5 billion in damage (other reports indicate Bob did near US$3 billion in damage)

The name Bob was retired in the spring of 1992, and was replaced by Bill in the 1997 season.