The Anatomy of Hurricanes

Hurricane Donna (1960)

Hurricane Formation

Hurricane Donna was formed on August 29, 1960 and dissipated on September 14, 1960. The winds reached 160 miles per minute. Hurricane Donna killed 164-364 people. The hurricane formed over warm water, near the equator. Hurricanes typically form between 5 to 15 degrees latitude north and south of the equator, Florida is 28.100 degrees north so Florida can have lots of hurricanes.