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    1. 1. PaigeAll about hurricanes.
    2. 2. How in the world do hurricanesthey can be up to 600 milesacross and have strongwinds spiraling inward andupward at speeds of 75 to200 mph.
    3. 3. What makes hurricanes different • with warm air at its center, a hurricane is different from extropical cyclones. An extropical cyclones are also called wave cyclones.
    4. 4. The worst hurricane• You probably think the again. It also hit worst hurricane was Louisiana and traveled Katrina. The worst on into the connecting hurricane was named states. When it got on Andrew. It started in land it weakened as it Atlantic and grew traveled on tell it bigger. It hit the Bahama stopped. Islands. Soon it crashed into Florida. It crossed the whole state and when it hit the Gulf of Mexico and it grew
    5. 5. The EYE• The center of the storm is the calmest part. It is called the eye and only has light winds and no rain. They are not very big.
    6. 6. Pictures • more hurricane pictures at http://www.google.com/search?q=HURRICANE&hl=en&prmd=imvnsu&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=kldPUITKMsjJqgG8uYCIAg&ved=0CAoQ _AUoAQ&biw=1276&bih=660
    7. 7. Pictures• p • more pictures at: http://www.google.com/ search? q=hurricanes&hl=en&prmd=imvns&source= lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=Y0tTUI2DL4rlrQ GSiICoAg&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=743 &bih=621#q=hurricanes&hl=en&sa=X&tb
    8. 8. 2012 hurricane names• Alberto Beryl Chris Debby Ernesto Gordon Helene Isaac Joyce Kirk Leslie Michael Nadine Oscar Patty Rafael Sandy Tony Valerie William
    9. 9. from thunder storm to hurricane to tornado• Thunder storms can become hurricanes if they are in big clusters and that’s when it is a hurricane. When a hurricane gets to land it weakens and it can become a tornado and soon it will just be wind.
    10. 10. Picture from: http://www.ct.gov/demhs/cwp/view.asp?a=1933&q=463072&demhsNav_GID=1996
    11. 11. How Bad was Katrina?• Hurricane Katrina killed almost 1,800 people. About 20% of its 500,000 people were with out power, food, and drinking water.

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