- A storm is a disturbance in the atmosphere.
- Hurricanes are circular storms.
- Hurricanes form over warm oceans.
- Hurricanes are more dangerous than regular tropical storms.
- Hurricane Patricia was the strongest hurricane based on wind speed.
- The naming of hurricanes began in the early 1900s.
- The difference between hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones is the location.
- Hurricanes have strong winds that can destroy buildings and rip trees from the ground.
- Hurricanes develop in summer or fall.
- In a hurricane waves can rise up to twenty feet.
- The eye wall is the most destructive part of the hurricane.
- Hurricane John lasted for a whole month.
- People who live on a coast have a greater chance of a hurricane encounter.
- If a hurricane had great impact on the world the name is "retired".
- Hurricanes are the most destructive storms on Earth.
- Most hurricanes stay in the sea.
- Hurricanes occur in the Atlantic Ocean between June first and November thirtieth.
- The rotating storm of a hurricane makes an eye wall.
- Hurricane Emily moved at seventy mph.
- From 1953-1978 hurricanes were only given female names.
- The forward speed for an average hurricane is twenty mph.
- Most hurricanes die when contacted by cool water.
- Hurricanes don't occur in South Atlantic Oceans.
- Hurricanes rotate counter-clockwise.
- 127 tornadoes occured after Hurricane Ivan.
- If winds are less than 119 km it is not a hurricane and is a tropical storm.
- Hurricanes have five categories.
- $125 billion was spent on damage after Hurricane Katrina.
- The highest wind speed in a hurricane was recorded at 253 mph.
- Hurricanes are large tropical storms.
- Hurricane Marco was the smallest hurricane that occured in the Gulf Of Mexico.
- Hurricanes are stronger when they are over water than on land.
- Most hurricanes that occur in the U.S. hit Florida.
- The longest lasting category five hurricane lasted for five days.
- The year of 2005 saw the most hurricanes.
- The deadliest hurricane to hit the U.S. happened in Texas.
- twenty eight total hurricanes occured in 2005.
- It sometimes take days or weeks for a hurricane to develop.
- Hurricanes are large enough to carry winds 160 mph.
- The eye of a hurricane is about thirty two kilometers.
- Stronger hurricanes can get to 40,000 to 50,000 feet in the sky.
- Hurricanes spawn tornadoes.
- Water must be eighty degrees or higher for a hurricane to occur.
- Winds flow outward above the hurricane.
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