Becoming A Hurricane Essay

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A hurricane is a storm with strong wind and it is a large swirling storms.They can go up to 74 mph and higher and faster than a cheetah. Winds from Hurricanes can be dangerous and it could break trees and houses.When they reach the land they push a wall of ocean water onto the land. Hurricanes can cause flooding.
Category 1: Winds 119-153 km/hr (74-95 mph) - faster than a cheetah. Category 2: Winds 154-177 km/hr (96-110 mph) - as fast or faster than a baseball pitcher's fastball. Category 3: Winds 178-208 km/hr (111-129 mph) - similar, or close, to the serving speed of many professional tennis players. Category 4: Winds 209-251 km/hr (130-156 mph) - faster than the world's fastest rollercoaster. Category 5: Winds more than 252 km/hr (157
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The area is has warm ocean water and that is where the rain clouds are building. A tropical storm becomes a hurricane if its winds reach 74 mph.
There are two main things that can make a Hurricane. Warm temperature in the water and wind that doesn't change its speed or direction. Winds that change direction and the speed goes up and down that it will not become a Hurricane. Hurricanes are named because there might a couple of Hurricanes going on at the same time. Names make it easier to track them. A storm is given a name if it becomes a tropical storm and the name will stay if it turns into a Hurricane. Each year, tropical storms are named in alphabetical order. There are six lists of names and the list is reused every six years. If a storm does a lot of damage to the land than the names with taken off of the list and it will be replaced by a new name that starts with the same letter.
If you live in a Hurricane area than you will need to have these items in cause of a Hurricane.
A gallon of water per person per day for at least three days. A three-day supply of non-perishable food. A battery-powered or hand-crank radio. A flashlight with extra batteries. A first aid kit, A whistle to get help, Dust mask, Moist towelettes, garbage cans and plastic ties for sanitation, A wrench or pliers for turning off busted pipes, Maps, A can opener for food, And cell phone
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