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Learn about hurricanes

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How hurricanes form:

The weather machines is a term that describes how the Sun, Earth, and atmosphere work together to create the weather. When storms reach 74 miles per hour they are called hurricanes they cause flooding and tons of damage. Storms are not called a hurricane until there 74 miles per hour. There name change in the Atlantic its name is a hurricane, in the pacific it is called typhoon, and in the Indian it is called cyclone.
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Birth of a hurricane

The first step In hurricanes development is when thunderstorms come together to for a tropical disturbance. Hurricanes are called cyclones in the Indian and typhoons in the pacific. The hurricanes can die or get stronger. This depends whether there on land or water.
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Measuring the storm

Meteorologists measure tropical disturbances with a Sipher Simpson scale. The storm is not called a hurricane (typhoon or clycone) until it reaches 74 miles per hour. The Sipher Simpson scale is based on catagories. Catagory 1 is 74-94 miles per hour. Catagory 2 is 96-110. The catagory 3 is 111-130. Catagory 4 is 131-155. And catagory 5 is 155 and any higher.
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Tracking and Preparing for the storm

Meteorologists use radar and a Sipher Simpson scale to track the storm in this case they tracked Katrina. They know the strength by useing the sylhet Simpson scale to measure the wind giving them the catagory. Ways to prepare for Katrina and any other tropical disturbance is to buy bottled water and canned food. You need to stay hydrated and feed. Another thing you need is first aid. During storms if you get hurt or injured you have the medical supplies you need. This can help if you get injured and have no way to get medical attention. Keeping blankets is important to stay warm. Flashlights and candles are needed to give you light to see and not get hurt in your house, apartment, and or a building.
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Learn about hurricane Katrina.

This is a picture of damage. next I will give you information. "Hurricane Katrina was the eleventh named storm and fifth hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. It was the costliestnatural disaster, as well as one of the five deadliest hurricanes, in the history of the United States. The storm is currently ranked as the third most intense United States landfalling tropical cyclone, behind only the 1935 Labor Day hurricane and Hurricane Camille in 1969. Overall, at least 1,245 people died in the hurricane and subsequent floods, making it the deadliest United States hurricane since the 1928 Okeechobee hurricane. Total property damage was estimated at $108 billion (2005 USD),[1] roughly four times the damage wrought by Hurricane Andrew in 1992.[3]on on Katriana."

This is the worst hurricane ever.

It flooded New Orleans with 10 feet of water.

These are some of the damage

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This is where the people stayed.

This was a shelter for the people that lost their homes and were in damage. This is one of the shelters that people stayed at during the storm. People needed a dry safe place to get away from the flooding and the rain. This is the spot where thousand upon thousand of people stayed for they safety.

Where was Katrina?

Hurricane Katrina tore through New Orleans causing major flooding. Parts of new Orleans are still destroyed and flooded with muddy water. New Orleans still hasn't recovered.