Hurricanes

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How is a hurricane formed?

A hurricane is formed when cold air and warm air is mixed together and it starts to build up and getting bigger.

What is meant by the term "weather machine?"

The natural process which natural forces work together like a machine.

Do all storms become hurricanes?

Not all storms become hurricanes because some of them lose power on their way there.

Do storm's names change depending in were they are formed?

Yes it depends on what region its in.

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How do meteorologist track a storm?

They use satellites or flight crews to track a storm.

How do they know the storm's strength?

Flight crews go into the storm and see if it has become a hurricane or not.

Preparing for a hurricane?

Meteorologists send out a hurricane warning and that gives time for people to prepare for the hurricane.

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Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina was the eleventh named storm and fifth hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season It was the costliest natural disaster, as well as one of the five deadliest hurricane, in the history of the United States. The storm is currently ranked as the third most intense United States landfalling tropical cyclone, behind only the 1935 Labor Day hurricane and hurricane Camille in 1969. Overall, at least 1,245 people died in the hurricane and subsequent floods, making it the deadliest United States hurricane since 1928 okeechobee hurricane.