What is a hurricane? What does a Hurricane need? What are the categories?
A hurricane has to have warm ocean water , the warmer water is the stronger the hurricane is.Hurricanes are categorized on a scale from one to ten, this is called the Saffir Simpson Hurricane scale .A category one is wind speeds of 74 mph to 95 mph, a category two is 96 mph to 110 mph, category three is 111 mph to 130 mph ,category four is 131 mph to 155 mph. This scale uses the hurricanes wind speeds and their storm surge to be determine which category it will fall into. Hurricanes have to reach a wind speed of 74 mph to be a hurricane. The picture below is a satellite image of hurricane Katrina.
Hurricane naming process and history
This is a picture of damage done to house and a car from hurricane Katrina.
This is a picture of a house that has lots of damage done due to hurricane Katrina.