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What causes hurricanes?

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May 29, 2013 ... Brief, simplified description of the causes of hurricanes.

Causes of Hurricanes - Environmental Issues - About.com

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Rising air and higher water temperatures worldwide are the drivers of more frequent and severe hurricanes. Scientists all exploring climate change interacts with ...

Hurricanes: Types, Formation, Causes & Effects - Video & Lesson ...

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Hurricanes are dangerous storms that affect millions of people each year. But what are hurricanes and how do they form? In this video lesson...

How do hurricanes form? :: NASA Space Place

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Hurricanes are the most awesome, violent storms on Earth. ... Another way to say the same thing is that the warm air rises, causing an area of lower air pressure ...

What causes a hurricane to form? - Ask.com

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Hurricanes form when rising warm, moist air displaces colder air high in the atmosphere. The cold air drops down on all sides of the warm spot, swirling slightly ...

Macmillan/McGraw-Hill: What Causes Hurricanes?

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Hurricanes like Katrina are the most powerful storms in nature. ... Storm systems create areas of low pressure, which cause large amounts of water to evaporate.

Earth Science for Kids: Weather - Hurricanes (Tropical Cyclones)

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If there is enough warm water, the cycle will continue and the storm clouds and wind speeds will grow causing a hurricane to form. Parts of a Hurricane. Eye - At  ...

Weather or Climate: What Caused Hurricane Sandy? - LiveScience

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Oct 29, 2012 ... Three weather forces set the stage for Hurricane Sandy, with climate change playing a possible (and controversial) supporting role.

Explain Hurricanes to Kids: How Do Storms Form and What Damage ...

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May 22, 2015 ... The Damages Hurricanes Cause. "The students are interested in the before-and- after pictures (and even years down the road pictures) to see ...

Hurricanes: Science and Society: Hurricane Decay: Demise of a ...

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In this section, the causes of hurricane decay or death are reviewed. Just as there are many factors that contribute to the birth and survival of a hurricane, there ...

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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.
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Hurricanes - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

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As a hurricane's winds spiral around and around the storm, they push water into a ... A hurricane will cause more storm surge in areas where the ocean floor ...

How Do Hurricanes Form? - Dangerous Weather

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With warm air at its center, a hurricane is different from extratropical cyclones, which ... A hurricane will cause more storm surge in areas where the ocean floor  ...

What causes hurricanes? | MNN - Mother Nature Network

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Jul 21, 2010 ... With scientists expecting a wild Atlantic hurricane season this year, here's a look at how, where and when hurricanes form, and what you can ...