Weather and Atmosphere: Hurricanes<br />Ashton Ulrich<br />Science <br />
Hurricane Season<br />June 1st – November 30th<br />However, hurricanes can happen any time of the year.<br />http://www.f...
Eye<br />Eye Wall<br />High Pressure<br />Hurricane<br />Basic Hurricane Vocabulary <br />http://www.philanthromedia.org/a...
Eye<br />The low pressure center of a tropical cyclone. Here the winds move from 74-200mph.<br /> http://www.usatoday.com/...
Eye Wall<br />The ring of thunderstorms that surrounds a storm's eye. The heaviest rain, strongest winds and worst turbule...
Hurricane Warning<br />http://www.examiner.com/atlantic-hurricanes-in-national/2010-hurricane-season-atlantic-names <br />...
Hurricane <br />Tropical cyclone with winds of 74 mph or more.<br />http://www.usatoday.com/weather/hurricane/glossary.htm...
Born in West Africa<br />Small storms form when hot dry air from the Sahara desert meets cooler, moist air from the Sahel ...
Hurricanes as They Form, Continued<br />Step 2: <br />Across the Atlantic Ocean<br />Some storms remain small, but a few g...
 Hurricanes as They Form, Continued<br />Step3:<br />Tropical storms and hurricanes<br />If the storm holds together, a co...
After the storm<br />Hurricanes weaken after they reach land. Some never hit land.<br />http://www.middleschoolscience.com...
Hurricane Classification <br />Hurricanes are classified into five categories, depending on the wind speeds.<br />http://w...
Hurricane Classification<br />Category One -- Winds 74-95 miles per hour <br />Category Two -- Winds 96-110 miles per hour...
http://www.middleschoolscience.com/earth.htm<br />http://www.fema.gov/kids/huclasf.htm<br />http://www.usatoday.com/weathe...
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Science, Weather:Hurricanes

  1. 1. Weather and Atmosphere: Hurricanes<br />Ashton Ulrich<br />Science <br />
  2. 2. Hurricane Season<br />June 1st – November 30th<br />However, hurricanes can happen any time of the year.<br />http://www.fema.gov/kids/huclasf.htmhttp://blogs.abcnews.com/theblotter/2006/08/outraged_citize.html <br />
  3. 3. Eye<br />Eye Wall<br />High Pressure<br />Hurricane<br />Basic Hurricane Vocabulary <br />http://www.philanthromedia.org/archives/2008/09/katrina_and_gustav.html<br />
  4. 4. Eye<br />The low pressure center of a tropical cyclone. Here the winds move from 74-200mph.<br /> http://www.usatoday.com/weather/hurricane/glossary.htm<br /> http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/sevweath/swhoware.html<br />
  5. 5. Eye Wall<br />The ring of thunderstorms that surrounds a storm's eye. The heaviest rain, strongest winds and worst turbulence are normally in the eye wall.<br />http://www.usatoday.com/weather/hurricane/glossary.htm<br />http://seattle.metblogs.com/2008/08/31/new-orleans-mb-blogging-through-hurricane-gustav/ <br />
  6. 6. Hurricane Warning<br />http://www.examiner.com/atlantic-hurricanes-in-national/2010-hurricane-season-atlantic-names <br />http://www.usatoday.com/weather/hurricane/glossary.htm<br />A warning that sustained winds 74 mph or higher and expected to reach the coast in 24 hours.<br />
  7. 7. Hurricane <br />Tropical cyclone with winds of 74 mph or more.<br />http://www.usatoday.com/weather/hurricane/glossary.htm<br />http://www.companysj.com/v244/hurricane.html <br />
  8. 8. Born in West Africa<br />Small storms form when hot dry air from the Sahara desert meets cooler, moist air from the Sahel Region to the south, Small storms form. <br />http://www.middleschoolscience.com/earth.htm<br />Hurricanes as They Form<br />Step 1:<br />
  9. 9. Hurricanes as They Form, Continued<br />Step 2: <br />Across the Atlantic Ocean<br />Some storms remain small, but a few gather warm ocean moisture, speeding up as they travel west.http://www.middleschoolscience.com/earth.htm<br />
  10. 10. Hurricanes as They Form, Continued<br />Step3:<br />Tropical storms and hurricanes<br />If the storm holds together, a column-shaped eye forms at its center. Winds spin around it, faster and faster.<br />http://www.middleschoolscience.com/earth.htm<br />
  11. 11. After the storm<br />Hurricanes weaken after they reach land. Some never hit land.<br />http://www.middleschoolscience.com/earth.htm<br />Hurricanes as They Form, Continued<br />Step 4:<br />
  12. 12. Hurricane Classification <br />Hurricanes are classified into five categories, depending on the wind speeds.<br />http://www.fema.gov/kids/huclasf.htm<br />http://www.wxider.com/andrew.gif<br />
  13. 13. Hurricane Classification<br />Category One -- Winds 74-95 miles per hour <br />Category Two -- Winds 96-110 miles per hour <br />Category Three -- Winds 111-130 miles per hour <br />Category Four -- Winds 131-155 miles per hour<br />Category Five -- Winds greater than 155 miles per hour <br />http://www.fema.gov/kids/huclasf.htm<br />
  14. 14. http://www.middleschoolscience.com/earth.htm<br />http://www.fema.gov/kids/huclasf.htm<br />http://www.usatoday.com/weather/hurricane/glossary.htm<br />Other Sources<br />
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