Hurricanes

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Hurricanes

  1. 1. hurricanes<br />By Brittney Hales<br />
  2. 2. Hurricane dean<br />Was a category 5<br />Hit in 2007<br />Total # of kills: 42<br />Strongest tropical cyclone<br />August 11, 2007: becomes a tropical wave<br />Became a tropical depression very quickly<br />
  3. 3. Hurricane dean<br />
  4. 4. Hurricane Andrew<br />was a category 5<br />Happened in 1992<br />Total # of kills: 65<br />Lasted 12 days<br />Caused 38.1$ billion in damage<br />
  5. 5. Hurricane Andrew<br />
  6. 6. Hurricane Katrina<br />Hit in 2005<br />Was a category 5<br />One of the top 5 deadliest hurricanes<br />1,836 people died because of Katrina<br />Largest natural disaster in 2005<br />
  7. 7. Hurricane Katrina<br />
  8. 8. Wind speeds of hurricanes<br />
  9. 9. Category 1 speed<br />75-95 mph<br />
  10. 10. Category 2 speed<br />96-110 mph<br />
  11. 11. Category 3 speed<br />111-130 mph<br />
  12. 12. Category 4 speeds<br />131-155 mph<br />
  13. 13. Category 5 speed<br />155 mph<br />
  14. 14. How they form<br />Hurricanes form over warm water<br />They start as a tropical storm<br />Then build up strength to become a hurricane<br />
  15. 15. What it does<br />Hurricanes cause major flooding<br />They can uproot trees<br />Tear houses apart<br />And flip cars<br />
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