By: Mya A. Green
What are Hurricanes?
A large storm that forms over warm ocean water with very strong winds that blow in a circular pattern around the center or the eye of the storm.
Hurricane Hugo hit South Carolina in September 25, 1989.
Stay away and board up windows. Or move inland from the coast.
What are Tornadoes?
A small funnel shaped cloud that comes down from a storm cloud with wind spinning at high speeds.
Tornadoes can be called cyclones or twisters
Never stay in a car during a tornado or you'll get picked up.
What are thunderstorms?
A severe storm with lightning, thunder, heavy rain, and strong winds.
Some thunderstorms can cause flooding. And lightning can cause fires.
Stay inside as possible. Don't go under trees. Never be in water.