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.
May 29, 2013 ... Brief, simplified description of the causes of hurricanes.
Hurricanes only form over really warm ocean water of 80°F or warmer. ... A
hurricane will cause more storm surge in areas where the ocean floor slopes ...
Rising air and water temperatures worldwide are creating more frequent and
severe hurricanes. While scientists debate what may be causing the temperature
Hurricanes are dangerous storms that affect millions of people each year. But
what are hurricanes and how do they form? In this video lesson...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sep 18, 2014 ... For the past week and change, we've watched Hurricane Edouard swirl ... What
causes hurricanes to make such grand curves out in the ocean?