Hurricanes

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How are hurricanes formed?

Hurricanes starts off as a tropical storm over warm moist water like the Pacific and Atlantic near the equator. While the moisture evaporates it rises until large amounts of heated moist air is twisted high in the atmosphere.

Historical impacts on FL

Hurricanes cause extreme damaged in the upper Florida Keys as a storm surge of about 18-20 feet it swept over the low lying islands. The hurricanes strong wind and the surge destroyed nearly all the structures between Taverneir and Marathon.