By Ruben Javier & Myles Elmes , Hour 3. 4-1-16
What Is a Hurricane?
Convection is the Main cause of a Hurricane
warm water cools off fast in the fall.
Weather Conditions During the Storm
Location and Timing
In general hurricanes travel from east to west. In the US hurricanes come from the Atlantic ocean and reach the east coast.
- emergency kit
- know your surroundings
- listen closely to forecast
- determine hurricane evacuation routes
Severity of Hurricanes
-over 145 mph wind speeds
-17ft tidal waves
-26 deaths with over 40 deaths as an inderect result of the storm
-destroyed 25,524 and 101,241 damaged.