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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.

Tropical cyclone - Wikipedia

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A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low- pressure center, ... A hurricane is a storm that occurs in the Atlantic Ocean and northeastern Pacific Ocean, a typhoon o...

Hurricanes - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

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Contains what a hurricane needs to form, stages of a hurricane, and safety tips.

Hurricane Facts, Hurricane Information, Hurricane Videos, Hurricane ...

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Hurricanes are giant, spiraling tropical storms that can pack wind speeds of over 160 miles (257 kilometers) an hour and unleash more than 2.4 trillion gallons (9 ...

National Hurricane Center

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Official source for world-wide tropical predictions, current satellite images in infrared and visual spectra, storm advisories, warnings, marine and coastal hazard ...

Hurricanes | Ready.gov

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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.

How do hurricanes form? :: NASA Space Place

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Hurricanes are the most violent storms on Earth. People call these storms by other names, such as typhoons or cyclones, depending on where they occur.

Hurricanes - BrainPOP

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In this educational animated movie about Science learn about cyclones, storms, typhoons, disaster, weather, wind, and rain.

How Hurricanes Work | HowStuffWorks

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Hurricanes wreak havoc when they make landfall. Learn about hurricanes and why people dread the coming of these powerful storms every year.

Official Carolina Hurricanes Website | NHL.com

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The most up-to-date breaking news for the Carolina Hurricanes including highlights, roster, schedule, scores and archives.