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Tropical cyclone - Wikipedia


A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low- pressure center, .... The upper circulation of strong hurricanes extends into the tropopause of the atmosphere, which at ...

National Hurricane Center


Official source for world-wide tropical predictions, current satellite images in infrared and visual spectra, storm advisories, warnings, marine and coastal hazard ...

Hurricanes - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids


Each hurricane usually lasts for over a week, moving 10-20 miles per hour over the open ocean. Hurricanes gather heat and energy through contact with warm ...

Hurricane 2016 - AccuWeather.com


AccuWeather.com's Hurricane Center offers everything you need for tracking hurricane season 2016. Download tracking maps, research hurricane facts, and ...

Hurricane Central - weather.com


Monitor tropical storms and hurricanes and get storm safety and preparedness tips with Hurricane Central from weather.com and The Weather Channel.

Hurricane Facts, Hurricane Information, Hurricane Videos, Hurricane ...


Hurricanes are giant, spiraling tropical storms that can pack wind speeds of over 160 miles (257 kilometers) an hour and unleash more than 2.4 trillion gallons (9 ...

Hurricanes 101 - National Geographic


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

Hurricanes | Ready.gov


This page explains what actions to take when you receive a hurricane watch or warning alert from the National Weather Service for your local area.

Hurricanes - BrainPOP


In this educational animated movie about Science learn about cyclones, storms, typhoons, disaster, weather, wind, and rain.

How do hurricanes form? :: NASA Space Place


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

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms
A hurricane is a tropical cyclone with winds exceeding 74 miles per hour. Typhoons are the name given to these storms when they occur in the Eastern Hemisphere, usually in the western Pacific. Tropical depressions and tropical storms are tropical cyclones with lesser intensity.