Hurricanes

11/16/12

Introduction

Hurricanes are the most powerful thunderstorms.Hurricanes form in Atlantic ocean.Hurricanes can cause damage.Because they have strong winds.Hurricanes can hurt and kill people.

Weather

Hurricanes can bring percipitation.When hurricanes come onto land,the heavy rain,strong winds and large waves can damage buildings,trees and cars.

How do hurricanes form?

Hurricanes form in Atlantic ocean.Hurricanes typically form between 5 to 15 degrees.Hurricanes spin.Hurricanes rotate clock-wise direction around an "eye" in the northern hemisphere and counter clock-wise direction in the southern hemisphere.

Interesting Facts

Each hurricane usally lasts for over a week.The center of the stormer "eye" is the calmest part.Hurricanes develop over warm water and use it as an energy source.Hurricanes lose strenght as they move overland.The atmosphere (the air) must cool off very quickly the higher you go.The winds around the eye of a hurricane are usally the strongest.

Conclusion

A hurricane is the most powerful storm.It brings hail,sleet,snow,rain,and tornadoes.All of that is called is percipitation.The hurricane moves by spinning.It is very dangerous storm.You have to be prepared for the storm.The hurricane causes damage.The hurricane damage trees,cars.and buildings.
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