should be able to:
• Define the term “hurricane”
• List three categories of a hurricane.
• Tell how a hurricane is formed
• State how a hurricane is measured and name a scale which is used.
• Define the structure of a hurricane
• Explain the effects and impacts...
A hurricane is a type of cyclone. A hurricane is an organized collection of thunderstorms that pumps in the air near the earth’s surface and exhaust it out to the top. Hurricanes are tropical storms that are formed in the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico,...
In late October of 1998, Hurricane Mitch attacked Central America, including Honduras, Nicaragua and Jamaica, becoming one of the most deadliest and destructive Atlantic hurricanes in recorded history. This Category Five hurricane left the small country of Honduras practically helpless,...
essay tells about how hurricanes are formed and the damages that they have on life and property. It tells how hurricanes are classified into five different categories depending on the speed of wind and their potential to cause damage. Also tells about the cause and effects of hurricanes. The essay gives examples...
explain the effects and happenings of the hurricane sandy. In my report I will be explaining how big sandy was, how many people she affected and heaps more. The aim of this report will be to give you more unknown information on Sandy. For my report I have chosen hurricane Sandy, Sandy was a big hit. When Sandy...
English 100 #3221
17 May 2007
A hurricane is one of the most severe storms the country has to endure. A hurricane can easily damage millions of dollars of property and even kill anyone in their paths. A hurricane is a local name for tropical cyclones in the Caribbean, Nnorth Atlantic...
understand the impact and effects of Hurricane Katrina, in hopes to increase my active listening skills by the end of the semester for COMS class.
2.) The speech was given in topical order. The first main point was the lifestyles of HBCU students before Hurricane Katrina hit. The second main point dealt...
Have you ever heard tropical storms pushing winds up to 200 mph and causing destruction everywhere? A true beast of nature we call a hurricane. These hurricanes can show up at any time to make a mess of things. To fully understand hurricanes we have to peer into the...
Hurricane a Natural Ocean Disaster
The ocean has been shaping our land as we know it for millions of years. It is a beautiful part of our Earth, nonetheless it has the greatest influence on some of the deadliest natural disasters to us and these disasters alter our shorelines and lives as we know it...
What is a Hurricane?
A counter-clockwise moving storm that forms in large bodies of water
A storm with winds > 74 mph
Other names for Hurricanes: Typhoon, Cyclone
Anatomy of a Hurricane
Eye: 12-30 miles in diameter; warm with light winds
Eye wall: Wall of storm and high winds...
Hurricanes and Typhoons
Hurricane and Typhoon are some of the most dangerous and deadliest natural disaster that nature created. Throughout history the world has encountered these disaster numerous times. Two of the most memorable incident...
scared of hurricanes. Even if people say that hurricanes are one of the most terrifying natural events that occur, destroying homes and taking lives every year. I was accustomed to their route through Cuba, maybe because I have not realized the destruction they really can do. Every hurricane season, three...
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This article is about the Pacific hurricane of 2002. For other storms of the same name, see Hurricane Kenna (disambiguation).
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|Category 5 hurricane (SSHS)...
there has been a focus on hurricanes because they have gradually gotten stronger in the past years. Scientists became more alarmed during the latest hurricane seasons because they believe they have seen the effects of the global temperatures on hurricanes. In recent years hurricanes ravaged the earth breaking...
22 April 2011
The Hurricane called The Great Bhola Cyclone that occurred on November 12, 1970 was incredibly violent and horrific in nature, causing 300,000-500,000 deaths; this was one of the most deadly natural disasters that have occurred in recent history. This storm occurred...
article I chose to write about is on the newest natural disaster, Isabel. Isabel is the hurricane that is taunting the East Coast. Hurricane Isabel is the strongest Atlantic storm of the new century. The hurricane has picked up speed the last couple days and is headed straight towards the East Coast...
frequent and severe hurricanes. However, hurricane expert Chris Landsea published a study on May 1 documenting that hurricane activity is no higher now than in decades past. Hurricane expert William Gray reported just a few days earlier, on April 27, that the number of major hurricanes making landfall on...
Audience: Classmates and Instructor of Summer semester Communications class at Austin Peay University.
General Purpose: To inform
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience of what a hurricane is, background information on some of the worst hurricanes in history and how...
were Hurricanes. The thought of those storms with their power
gives me the chills. Ever since I was in the middle of Hurricane Bob when I was
vacationing with my family off the coast of Virginia and we were asked by the
state police to evacuate our house, I wanted to learn more about hurricanes.
Hurricanes are tropical storms that can be very destructive and sometimes deadly. The birth of a hurricane requires at least three conditions. First, the ocean waters must be warm enough at the surface to put enough heat and moisture into the overlying atmosphere to provide the potential fuel for the...
crushed, roofs gone, thousands of people without power, cars damaged, people dieing. Hurricane Charley was perhaps one of most devastating events that I have ever experienced, in my entire life. The next morning after hurricane Charley hit, we drove outside and saw the devastating remains that Charley left...
Hurricane Sandy Lessons Learned
Hurricane Sandy is one of the topics that we discussed in class regarding severe weather. Hurricane Sandy caused 40 deaths and a huge amount of damage. The Geological Society of America (GSA) new flooding model predicts that Staten Island and Long Beach would flood...
The term "hurricane" is a name given to violent storms that originate over the tropical or subtropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, or North Pacific Ocean. Hurricanes need warm tropical oceans, moisture and light winds above them in order to maintain themselves...
The greatest storm on earth
Few things in nature can compare to the destructive force of a hurricane. Called the greatest storm on Earth, a hurricane is capable of attacking coastal areas with crazy winds of 155 miles per hour or higher, wicked areas of rainfall, and a storm surge...
write about two different poems which are related to different cultures. One is “Presents from my aunt in Pakistan” by Moniza Alvi and another is “Hurricane hits England” by Grace Nichols. “Present from my aunt in Pakistan” is about a girl, who is not sure what’s her fixed nationality is. However, she...
Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to hit the United States. Hurricane Katrina started out as any other hurricane, as the result of warm moisture and air from the oceans surface that built into storm clouds and pushed around by strong forceful winds until...
Hurricane Hits England is a poem by Grace Nichols. The poem is about a powerful hurricane in England which reminded her of her native land as there were hurricanes there. The poem is also about living in two different cultures as the poet comes from the Caribbean but lives in England. Towards the end...
* Hurricanes have been occurring for countless amounts of years and in most parts of the world. The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season is from June 1st until November 30th. The Pacific Ocean hurricane season is from May 15th until November 30th. This being said, hurricanes are possible and...
earth.Map of Tornadoes.[pic]A hurricane is a big storm that forms over the ocean. Hurricanes form over warm parts of the Atlantic Ocean, and the Pacific Ocean. They are near the equator in the tropical zone. Due to modern warning systems, the number of deaths from hurricanes is now lowered. It is caused...
Hurricane Katrina Response
Unit 4 Assignment
January 7th, 2013
The emergency responders that responded to Hurricane Katrina saved thousands of lives and hundreds of thousands of dollars in property. These men and women brought hope to a region devastated by one of the worst disasters in...