baby girl wearing rain boots


Apparently last summer’s Hurricane Irene sparked a whole bunch of baby making. Was it the blackout-related candlelight or the blackout-related lack of Facebook? Either way, nine months later, we’ve got a spring baby boom in the forecast … and a list of storm-related names to go along with it!

Hailey – For those golf-ball-size ice rocks that dented up your minivan.

Ace – An acronym describing a hurricane’s accumulated cyclone energy. (Who knew?)

Noah – Ark and animals not included.

Irene – ‘Cause … well, duh!