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how are hurricanes formed - Classroom of the Future

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Image of a hurricane approaching the coast of the United States. Left: Image produced by Hasler, Pierce, Palaniappan & Manyin of NASA's Goddard Laboratory ...

What Are Hurricanes? | NASA

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Hurricanes are large swirling storms that form over warm ocean waters.

Hurricane Names - How are Hurricanes Named? - Geology.com

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If the storm reaches a sustained wind speed of 74 miles per hour it is called a hurricane - such as "Hurricane Fran". So, hurricanes are not given names, tropical ...

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Nov 22, 2013 ... Hurricanes are amongst the deadliest storms on the entire planet.. Read more ... I always wondered how a hurricane developed! Thank you Sir ...

Five Good Things About a Hurricane | Mother Jones

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Aug 27, 2011 ... Hurricane Felix over the coast of eastern Honduras. Credit: NASA via Universe Today. 1. Tropical cyclones are important rainmakers, providing ...

Hurricanes: Science and Society: Hurricane Genesis: Birth of a ...

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The beginning of life for any hurricane is a pre-existing disturbance, an area of low pressure, over the tropical ocean. However, several other ingredients are ...

How Are Hurricanes Named? - Live Science

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Aug 27, 2012 ... While the monikers of current hurricanes, including Earl and Fiona, may seem simple, the system of naming hurricanes has a long and ...

Hurricanes 101 - National Geographic

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WATCH: Find out how hurricanes form and what's being done to better predict their impact.

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: How hurricanes form

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How hurricanes form. When this warm and wet air rises, it condenses to form towering clouds, heavy rainfall. It also creates a low pressure zone near the surface ...

Hurricanes - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

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Contains what a hurricane needs to form, stages of a hurricane, and safety tips.

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How do hurricanes form? :: NASA Space Place

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Hurricanes are the most awesome, violent storms on Earth. People call these storms by other names, such as typhoons or cyclones, depending on where they  ...

How Do Hurricanes Form? - Dangerous Weather

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How Hurricanes Work. Hurricanes are huge storms! They can be up to 600 miles across and have strong winds spiraling inward and upward at speeds of 75 to ...

How do hurricanes form? - eSchooltoday

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A hurricane is simply an advanced form of a tropical storm, which would have started out as a tropical depression over warm ocean waters. Find out more.