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Hurricanes are large swirling storms that form over warm ocean waters.
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,
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Each hurricane usually lasts for over a week, moving 10-20 miles per hour over
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towering clouds, heavy rainfall. It also creates a low pressure zone near the