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How Hurricanes Form
Hurricanes are large destructive storms that destroy everything in their paths. Hurricanes start out as large masses of air that collect heat and energy from the ocean.(HINTS: that is why hurricanes loose power when they make landfall.Once this heat and energy is collected the hurricane can reach speeds up to 100mph.
Hugo first stated off as a wave on the coast of Africa it then gained enough strength to rip through 6 states. Hugo killed 50 people and caused $6 billion of property damage in 1989.In the images above you can see the destruction that Hugo caused. It was first to be thought to be a category 5 but thankfully it was a 4.
We have been giving reliable hurricane new for 20years. Written by Conner Newman