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How Does a Hurricane Form?
Hurricanes, also known as tropical cyclones, form over warm, oceanic water. Without the aid of warm winds and water, they could not exist. When warm air rises from the ocean's surface, an area of low pressure is built below.... More »
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An Atlantic hurricane or tropical storm is a tropical cyclone that forms in the Atlantic Ocean, ... Most North Atlantic tropical storms and hurricanes form between June 1 and November 30. The United States National Hurricane Center monitors the ...

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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.

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Apr 28, 2005 ... Button that takes you to the What Are Hurricanes page. ... Hurricanes begin as tropical storms over the warm moist waters of the Atlantic and ...

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Hurricanes are the most violent storms on Earth. They form near the equator over warm ocean waters. Actually, the term hurricane is used only for the large ...

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Sep 8, 2017 ... Hurricanes Irma, Katia and Jose have all formed in the Atlantic during the height of hurricane season. Here is some information on how they ...

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How Do Hurricanes Form? How Hurricanes Work. Hurricanes are huge storms! They can be up to 600 miles across and have strong winds spiraling inward and  ...

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Sep 6, 2017 ... Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 blasting through the Caribbean this week, and Hurricane Harvey, a devastating storm that tore through southeast ...

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How hurricanes form. When this warm and wet air rises, it condenses to form towering clouds, heavy rainfall. It also creates a low pressure zone near the surface ...

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A hurricane is simply an advanced form of a tropical storm, which would have started out as a tropical depression over warm ocean waters. Find out more.