Hurricanes<br />By: Cierra Parnell<br />
What is a hurricane?<br />It’s a low pressure tropical storm that forms over warm ocean water.<br />A hurricane is known a...
How is a hurricane formed?<br />Hurricanes  form when winds around low pressure rotate counter clockwise.<br />Hurricanes ...
What a hurricane does?<br />A hurricane destroys crops, demolishes buildings, and kills people and animals.<br />Hurricane...
Hurricane Hugo<br />Hurricane Hugo was formed on September 9, 1989.<br />It came to South Carolina on September 22, 1989.<...
What a hurricane looks like<br />A hurricane looks swirly with a hole in the middle.<br />It looks like a big flood.<br />...
Pictures of Hurricanes<br />
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  1. 1. Hurricanes<br />By: Cierra Parnell<br />
  2. 2. What is a hurricane?<br />It’s a low pressure tropical storm that forms over warm ocean water.<br />A hurricane is known as one of the most strongest storms.<br />A hurricane has winds at 74 mph or higher. <br />A hurricane has 5 different categories from weak to strong.<br />It is a storm that can cause a lot of damage.<br />
  3. 3. How is a hurricane formed?<br />Hurricanes form when winds around low pressure rotate counter clockwise.<br />Hurricanes start as tropical storms.<br />The winds of a hurricane form north of the equator going counter clockwise.<br />A hurricane forms off high speed winds.<br />When a hurricane is forming a group of thunderstorms start it off.<br />
  4. 4. What a hurricane does?<br />A hurricane destroys crops, demolishes buildings, and kills people and animals.<br />Hurricanes can cause flash floods.<br />Hurricanes can also cause sickness.<br />A hurricane destroys anything in sight.<br />It brings in dirty water from other places.<br />
  5. 5. Hurricane Hugo<br />Hurricane Hugo was formed on September 9, 1989.<br />It came to South Carolina on September 22, 1989.<br />This hurricane killed 109 people and about 100,000 were homeless.<br />The damages were worth at least $10 million.<br />Hurricane Hugo was very strong because it was a category 5 hurricane.<br />
  6. 6. What a hurricane looks like<br />A hurricane looks swirly with a hole in the middle.<br />It looks like a big flood.<br />It also looks like a donut.<br />The middle of a hurricane is called the eye and is the calmest part of a hurricane.<br />A hurricane is about 300 miles wide.<br />
  7. 7. Pictures of Hurricanes<br />
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