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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.


Oct 6, 2016 ... WATCH: Hurricanes are massive storms with deadly force. Find out how they form, and what's being done to better predict their impact.


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 ...


Dec 1, 2016 ... Also known as a typhoon or cyclone, a hurricane is created when rising warm water vapour forms a cloud with low pressure beneath, causing ...


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


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 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 ...


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


The causes and effects of hurricane formation. A discussion of the preconditions and mechanisims of hurricane formation.