What Causes Hurricanes?


Hurricanes are mostly caused by high winds over churning, warm water. Usually storms tend to die down when it hits cooler air. Global warming has been speculated to be a contributor to bigger and stronger storms.
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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.
Hurricanes are created when a high pressure system mixes with a low pressure system. This mixture of hot and cold air creates the swirling motion of the air that makes the hurricane we recognize.
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