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What the Hurricane is about

Hurricanes are large rotating storms usually centering around an area of very low pressure and with wind 74 miles per hour.Wind speeds gust over 200 miles per hour in some hurricanes.Some storms may be up to 10 miles high and 500 miles wide.Speeds are about 20mph so therefore you cannot out-run a hurricane.

How Hurricanes form

Hurricanes form near the equator over warm ocean.Where ever they form it is a tropical cyclone.The center of the hurricane is the coolest part.

The eye of the Hurricane

The eye of the hurricane is a region of mostly calm weather at the center of strong tropical cyclones.They eye of a storm is a roughly a circular area,typically 30-60km in diameter.