Hurricanes

brandon olivarez Riley Sheerin

Definition of a hurricane

is a tropical storm with winds that have reached speed of 74 miles an hour or more. Eye of the storm usually 20-30 miles wide and may be 400 miles wide.

What causes this storm?

is a low pressure system that forms over warm water im summer and early fall. Water vapor is the fuel for the massive storms.

effects: storm surge, heavy rainfall, high winds, tornadoes, rip tides, floods, property damage.

Locations

New Jersey (shore line) beaches are still destroyed and homes demolished new beach zone.

How it relates to us

My topic relates to our area because our area can get subject to hurricanes and we have been hit by hurricanes. We can be badly affected by hurricanes. topic relates to our area because our area can get subject to hurricanes and we have been hit by hurricanes.

Citations

" Effects of a hurricane" Hurricane N.P, nd. Web 22 Jan 2013   Nasa- National Aeronauties and Space Administration " Nasa. N.p.n.d.