How Does a Hurricane Form?

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A hurricane forms when hot tropical waters are react with areas of low atmospheric pressure. The water begins to quickly evaporate and condense, creating rotation and the defined center or eye of the storm.
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Tropical cyclones form where heat and moisture from the surface of the ocean interact with a wind pattern that spirals air inward. The water vapor condenses into storm clouds which are further fueled by the heat and wind.
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