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.
Hurricane Isabel (2003) as seen from orbit during Expedition 7 of the
International Space Station. The eye, eyewall, and surrounding rainbands,
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Oct 1, 2015 ... This page explains what actions to take when you receive a hurricane watch or
warning alert from the National Weather Service for your local ...
AccuWeather.com's Hurricane Center offers everything you need for tracking
hurricane season 2015. Download tracking maps, research hurricane facts, and ...
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 ...
Weather Underground provides information about tropical storms and hurricanes
for locations worldwide. Use hurricane tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, ...
Tropical Cyclone (Hurricane) Tropical cyclone is a storm system characterized by
a low pressure center and numerous thunderstorms that produce strong winds ...