FC: Hurricanes | by Taylor and Mika
1: table of contents Hurricanes Hurricane disasters Mangled by a hurricane Storms and hurricanes Hurricane force Read about hurricanes Hurricanes Tropical storms Hurricane Katrina
2: A hurricane has an eye. The only place that does not get hurricanes is the South Atlantic. | Hurricanes tend to deal with dry and warm weather. | Most hurricanes occur between June 1st and November 30th. Before a hurricane occurs it gets very warm. | A hurricane comes from the water.
3: Hurricane Katrina was a category 3, which is a wind speed of 111 to 130 miles per hour. There was flooding and serious damage to trees. Buildings and mobile homes were destroyed. | The winds got up to 74mph ad 114 kph. When winds can reach up to 39 mph and 63 kph the hurricane is called an tropical storm. | Hurricane Katrina
4: Hurricanes can unleash more than 2.4 trillion gallons of rain a day.
5: Winds are also greater than 15 mph.
6: The picture below shows a hurricane in action.The hurricanes can start in the sea or ocean and then head for land.
7: Hurricanes can have a diameter of 450 degrees. | Hurricane winds can get up past 600 miles per hour. | As the air forms from the hurricane it slowly moves from the water. | Hurricanesstart far out in the sea. | Some do move away from the equator.
8: The sun starts warming the ocean. The water begins to evaporate and starts to become gas. The vapor rises with the warm air and mixes with the cooler air.This comes from the atmosphere and it will start to make winds. Then the vapor starts to cool down and rise again.It condenses into the clouds and then comes back as rain.
10: This is when a hurricane forms. | This is the inside of a hurricane.
11: Hurricanes can get up to 300 to 600 miles wide.