Hurricanes caroline canaday

Hurricanes... for a hurricane to form you need to have rather high humidity levels and hurricane season is from June to November because the water temperature is higher.Hurricanes are areas of low air pressure over the ocean.Also it has to be five degrees latitude from the equator.For it to be considered a hurricane there has to be winds of seventy four miles per hour.A single hurricane can unleash 2.4 trillion gallons of rain!There is only five categories for hurricanes with five being the worst and one being the best.Only a total of three hurricanes had hit the U.S. in the twentieth century.

Mostly hurricanes occur in the summer because in the summer the water is eighty degrees.In the Pacific Ocean hurricane season starts May 15 because the water is warm but in the Atlantic it starts on June 7.No one is for certain what triggers a hurricane but scientists have many theories like warm temperatures and humidity mixed together.Cold water out to the west helps prevent many hurricanes.Hurricanes can spawn a tornadoes.When they do spawn a tornado it does not usually go passed an category two.A total of 127 tornadoes spawned of off hurricane Ivan.

Hurricanes in the Atlantic usually start by a thunder storm near the coast of Africa and the Sahara desert.If we did not have the Sahara desert there would not be as many hurricanes as we have today.Only an average of 10 ocean storms a year and only 6 become hurricanes and some never make an impact on land.On one hurricane season the most hurricanes recorded in one season was 28 that is 18 more than the usual.Hurricanes spin counter clockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern.

The average hurricane is around 300 miles wide but the size can vary.The eye of the hurricane is the calmest area with it being twenty-forty miles wide.The eye wall of the hurricane is the most destructive part created by rotating storm clouds.The most destructive and deadly hurricane was Galveston of 1900 it took 5000 lives.That is a lot compared to Katrina who only took 1800 lives.

Jupiter has had an ongoing hurricane or 300 years that little red dot is bigger than Earth and as big as that hurricane.Bangladesh was created by hurricanes.In Pakistan a hurricane killed 500,000 people so the people voted to be independent from them.

Katrina has been the most costly hurricane costing a whole 125 billion dollars in New Orleans.The most intense cyclone was Typhoon Tip it had a pressure of 870.Typhoon Tip is also the largest recorded tropical cyclone.It extended a whole 675 miles wide!The strongest hurricane is Patricia.For its sustained winds of 215 mph.Hurricane Ivan reached a category 5 three separate times.

In 1994 Hurricane John lasted a whole month.It turned into a category five and struck Hawaii.Hurricane John produced a lot of energy as do other hurricanes generating of off heat but when a hurricane strikes land they slow down and lose some energy due to not enough heat.The tropical storm Emily had the highest winds for a tropical storm at sixty eight miles per hour.A hurricane can not pass the equator it has to either stay on the northern or southern.

Hurricanes are some of the most dangerous,and stunning,phenomena created by mother nature.The Native American tribe Tanio came up with the word hurucane which means hurricane or evil spirit of the wind.

Only 40 percent out of 100 percent of hurricanes will hit Florida that hit the United States.Most of the hurricanes are fairly slow in Florida because they had hit land ans hurricanes slow when they hit land,but a hurricane can mutate if the land is warm because they stay on a warm water trail.

In the beginning the storms are called topical disturbance.Then is winds reach twenty to thirty four miles per hour than they are called tropical depressions.In tropical depressions there is a lot of rain which cause 90 percent of deaths.Then if wins get to thirty five to sixty four they are called tropical storms.

By:Caroline Canaday April 21,2017

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