May 29, 2013 ... Brief, simplified description of the causes of hurricanes.
Each hurricane usually lasts for over a week, moving 10-20 miles per hour over
the ... A hurricane will cause more storm surge in areas where the ocean floor ...
Hurricanes are formed by rain clouds that grow over warm ocean waters. The
clouds build to create wind speeds higher than 74 miles per hour. While
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
WATCH: Find out how hurricanes form and what's being done to better predict
Hurricanes are dangerous storms that affect millions of people each year. But
what are hurricanes and how do they form? In this video lesson...
Jul 21, 2010 ... Here's a look at why, where and when hurricanes form, and what you can do to
be ready for one.
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.
The clockwise rotation (in the Northern Hemisphere) of air associated with high-
pressure systems often cause hurricanes to stray from their initially east-to-west ...
High winds are a primary cause of hurricane-inflicted loss of life and property
damage. Another cause is the flooding resulting from the coastal storm surge of