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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Nov 3, 2015 ... Hurricane Patricia was the strongest landfalling Pacific hurricane on record.
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This page explains what actions to take when you receive a hurricane watch or
warning alert from the National Weather Service for your local area.
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