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  • A storm happens at a disturbed part of the atmosphere.
  • A storm is unpleasant and is very destructive.
  • Storms involve many conditions like strong winds, heavy rains, hail, snow, sleet, and lighting.
  • All storms need certain conditions to occur.
  • Every storm happens in different seasons.
  • Storms can happen with many different conditions other storms involve.
  • This storm destroys many things in nature.
  • Hurricanes are the most destructive storm.
  • They mostly are harmless raging in the sea.
  • For a hurricane to occur it must be in contact with warm ocean water.
  • A hurricane forms over subtropical waters.
  • The water that evaporates gives the hurricane more power.
  • If hurricanes hit cold water they most likely die.
  • Hurricanes are also know as tropical cyclones.
  • When wind speeds get up to thirty-nine miles per hour it is considered a tropical storm.
  • When wind speeds reaches seventy-four miles per hour it is considered a hurricane.
  • Hurricanes on land cause heavy rains, powerful winds, and powerful waves.
  • This storm can destroy buildings, trees, cars, and much more.
  • Hurricanes can reach wind power speed OVER 160 miles per hour.
  • In the Indian Ocean hurricanes are known as tropical cyclones.
  • Palm trees in hurricanes hardly ever break in half because they have a flexible trunk to prevent them from breaking in half.
  • Hurricanes travel counter clockwise.
  • Hurricanes can last hours or several days.
  • Hurricanes can bring tornadoes.
  • If hurricane do bring tornadoes they don´t last long.
  • When a hurricane is really devastating that hurricanes name is retired permanently.
  • When a hurricane hits land it damages everything in its past and all its surroundings.
  • Hurricanes can let out over two point four trillion gallons of water a day!
  • The calmest part of a hurricane is the eye.
  • The eye in the hurricane is not as strong rest of the hurricane.
  • The most dangerous and destructive winds and rains are in the eye wall and the ring of clouds.
  • Rain bands are clouds and thunderstorms that swirl spiral toward the eye wall.
  • The eye wall is clouds that swirl around the eye.
  • In the middle of World War Two 1943 someone flew into a hurricane for the first time ever.
  • When hurricanes happen over one-third dog and cat owners don't have a plan for them.
  • During this storm the powerful waves are called a Storm Surge.
  • The most damage by a hurricane is caused by a storm surge.
  • A storm surge can be thirty feet tall because of the wind.
  • A hurricanes wind speed is based on a scale from one to five.
  • Hurricanes started in the Atlantic Basin this includes the Atlantic ocean, Gulf Of Mexico, Caribbean sea, the North Pacific, East Pacific and hardly in the North Pacific
  • Slow moving hurricanes cause more damage because flooding damage.
  • In the Pacific Ocean they call hurricanes typhoons.
  • Hurricanes can travel over the ocean for over two weeks going ten to twenty miles per hour.
  • A hurricane watch is where a hurricane could happen within forty-eight hours.
  • A hurricane warning is where a hurricane is expected in thirty-six hours or less.
  • Hurricanes can cause billions of dollars of damage.
  • Hurricanes now have male and female names but at one point only have female names.
  • In the South Atlantic ocean hurricanes do not occur because of cold water.
  • When the first hurricane of the year happens the name starts with an A.
  • Hurricanes can start to happen starting June 1 and they stop November 30. They can and do happen out of this time frame.
  • In Texas 1970 a hurricane caused more than 140 twisters.
  • In New England 1938 a hurricane had the fastest speed forward at seventy miles per hour.
  • Hurricanes started having male names in 1979
  • Near New Orleans on July 1979 hurricane Bob was the first hurricane to have a male name.
  • In the Pacific hurricane season starts May 15 and ends November 30.
  • Instead of calling hurricanes, hurricanes Australians call them Willy-Willies.

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