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  • Hurricanes can travel up to 600 miles at a time.
  • Wind speeds for a hurricane can get up to seventy five to two hundred miles per hour.
  • Winds that are greater than thirty nine miles per hour are considered tropical storms.
  • A hurricane is considered a hurricane when the winds reach seventy five miles per hour.
  • Hurricanes have an eye where everything meets.
  • Hurricanes have three different parts.
  • A hurricane is just a swirling gust of winds.
  • Meteorologist are able to tract and predict the hurricanes.
  • Hurricanes only need five things to make it stronger.
  • Most hurricanes travel and move, instead of staying in one place.
  • The gust winds of a hurricane can pick things up.
  • Hurricanes go through different stages.
  • The stages are based on the winds.
  • There are different types of tropical cyclones.
  • Winds go out, letting air below to go up when a hurricane is developing.
  • Hurricanes are normally directed by easterly winds.
  • The winds of the hurricane rotate cyclonically.
  • A breeze will be blowing in the direction of the storm clouds to indicate a hurricane.
  • Tropical cyclones describe the intensity of the hurricane.
  • Some hurricanes are given a name based on location or sometimes intensity.
  • Its important to be prepared safety wise for after a hurricane.
  • Hurricanes are more dangerous is some places.
  • Hurricanes can bring debris.
  • They can also cause death tolls.
  • Millions of dollars are need for the cost of damage repairs after a hurricane most of the time.
  • Hurricanes have been recorded all over the world.
  • There are hurricanes that form on land and some on water.
  • Violent winds from hurricanes can flip cars and cause other damage.
  • Different temperatures in an area can increase the energy of the storm.
  • Natural disasters cause a lot of rain most times.
  • The higher the rate of the hurricane is, the higher risk of bad damage there will be.
  • The activity of hurricanes changes by season.
  • Hurricane season is the beginning of June to the end of November.
  • Hurricanes can normally last for a week or longer.
  • Climate change and hurricanes share a relationship.
  • It is possible for you to minimize injury.
  • There are safety laws that you have to preform.
  • You cannot be exposed to contaminated flood water after a hurricane.
  • Communities work together to help clean up the left debris.
  • There are certain people you have to call when there is excess damage.
  • When a hurricane occurs the sea level normally rises.
  • Hurricanes cause flooding in some areas.
  • Hurricanes cannot form near the equator do to the lack of Coriolis Force.
  • Flooding also occurs when a hurricane is by or near an ocean or lake.
  • Thunder storms actually happen on 200 days per year.
  • All that a natural disaster is, is a disturbed state of the atmosphere.
  • Hurricanes are rated one to five as in one being not bad and five being really bad.
  • If the hurricane starts on water then land reaction can cause it to gradually go away.

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