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  • Hurricanes And Its Impact On Hurricanes

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    Hurricanes, just one of many of mother natures designs. What can start off as a simple tropical storm can turn deadly within a matter of hours. High-winds, rain, and destruction seems to be the basic understand most have of hurricanes. Which for the most part seems to be correct. Over the recent years NASA and a team of meteorologist have been working diligently to help better improve the tracking and prediction of hurricanes. Aside from high winds, there are much more to hurricanes than what is

  • Hurricane Impact On The Hurricane

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    Whitehead, a sheriff from Lovingston, Virginia in charge of recovery and rescue from Hurricane Camille. The hurricane affected the lives of everyone living in the area; however, the hurricane did not only affect the people. The hurricane affected the developed area as well. The effects of Hurricane Camille began immediately, many people lost solely their homes, while others lost everything. Without doubt, Hurricane Camille, was a devastating costly event for the Gulf Coast. Tropical Storm Camille began

  • Hurricanes : Storms And Hurricanes

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    Hurricanes are unpredictable and extremely dangerous. Not all storms start out as hurricanes. They form out in the ocean near the coast of Africa. Through the hurricanes journey, how fast or slow the storm moves will depend on the weather fueling it. The projected path varies because of wind, rain, size of storm and whether it hit any land or not. Throughout history Florida has been the hardest hit area by hurricanes. Florida has had ten worst hurricanes which caused most people to try and flee

  • Hurricane Alicia Hurricane

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    In Texas there was a hurricane named “Hurricane Alicia.” This hurricane happened on August 15,1983-August 20,1983. Also, this hurricane was not as big as “Hurricane Katrina” that was a category 4 storm and winds of 130-156 mph. “Hurricane Alicia” was just a little smaller with a category 3 storm with winds of 111-129 mph. One person that experienced this was Frank but he was in Houston, Texas. In the morning of August 20,1983 he was working on a power plant that was by the ocean and getting people

  • Hurricane Devastation Of The Hurricane

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    Abstract Hurricane Katrina was considered as one of the worst hurricanes ever recorded in the history of the United States. It was the sixth strongest Atlantic hurricane ever and the third strongest on record that had reached the United States. According to Brinkley (2006), “Katrina was the eleventh tropical storm, fifth hurricane, third major hurricane, and second Category 5 hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season.” The hurricane occurred on August 29th, 2005, and had a massive physical

  • Hurricane Katrin The Hurricane

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    2005, Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast of the United States. The storm itself did a great deal of damage, but its aftermath was catastrophic. Levee breaches led to massive flooding, and many people charged that the federal government was slow to meet the needs of the people affected by the storm. Hundreds of thousands of people in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama were displaced from their homes, and experts estimate that Katrina caused more than $150 billion in damage.[1] HURRICANE KATRINA:

  • Rhetorical Analysis of “Hurricane”

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    Rhetorical Analysis of “Hurricane” Martin Luther King once said, “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, popular, or political, but because it is right.” The song “Hurricane”, written by Bob Dylan takes a stand and ignores what was safe, popular, and politically right during the 1960’s and 1970’s, in order to paint a picture of injustice. Dylan organizes the actual events of a man named Rubin “Hurricane” Carter who was a middleweight boxer

  • Hurricane Andrew: The Worst Hurricane

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    Hurricane Andrew, some may say it was the worst hurricane ever to make landfall on US soil. In my research I have found that andrew was the worst for the 90’s time period. In the 90’s the people had very poor storm shelters for such a horrific storm a lot of people died because of this. In my research I found that this hurricane was the worst hurricane ever to to make landfall on US soil. But it is not the worst, Andrew is the third worst tropical storm to make landfall. Hurricane charley is 2nd

  • Hurricanes And Its Impact On Hurricane Katrina

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    that hurricanes are extremely dangerous and cause a significant amount of damage and devastation among many cities and countries. Researchers have studied and found that hurricanes could be classified and categorized into five different areas ranging from least severe to most extreme. Category one being the least severe and Category five would be known to destroy a whole city. Hurricanes are categorized on how much damage one can cause and how strong they are. There have been many hurricanes around

  • Hurricane Devastation Of Hurricane Katrina

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    Hurricane Katrina Scandal Without doubt, Hurricane Katrina has been the major catastrophe of the century suffered in the United States. The category 5 hurricane which at first was on course to hit Florida drifted into the Gulf of Mexico taking a direct route to New Orleans. On his way, the hurricane left hundreds of dead, affected hundreds of thousands and left billions of dollars in damage. The largest number of deaths occurred in New Orleans where the hurricane hit the hardest and which was flooded