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Kaitlyn Shillinglaw

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  1. 1. Hurricanes<br />By: Kaitlyn Shillinglaw <br />
  2. 2. Hurricanes <br />For it to be a hurricane it has to be 73 miles per hour or else it is considered as a Tropical Storm <br />When a hurricane is in place the wind will blow at a very high speed and we will get very high rain. <br />
  3. 3. What It Does <br />When a Hurricane is on the Northern Hemisphere it moves counterclockwise and when it is on the Southern Hemisphere it moves clockwise.<br />High Winds can cause loss of property and the floods can ruin lots of houses<br />A hurricane can kill lots of people by drowning them, picking them up and blowing them away <br />A hurricane can last 1-12 days and sometimes more <br />
  4. 4. How It Forms <br /><ul><li>The water that it starts in has to be 80◦F
  5. 5. The wind can go up to 300 km
  6. 6. The precipitation can be ether hail or rain but mostly rain! </li></li></ul><li>How It Looks <br />I think that a hurricane is shaped like a doughnut <br />When a hurricane is in place it normally is about 200-600 mile long<br />They are very tall I know that they can reach 40,000 to 50,000 feet tall <br />
  7. 7. Weather Factors <br />A Hurricane involves rain and hail as precipitation<br />A Hurricane can have winds 74-125 miles per hour <br />The most common place for a Hurricane is in the Caribbean<br />
  8. 8. Hurricane Katrina <br />Hurricane Katrina happened on august 23rd,2005 through August 30th 2005 <br />Hurricane Katrina started in The Bahamas then it went over to Florida as a category 1 hurricane. It got stronger as it went through the Gulf of Mexico. It then was a category 3 hurricane. It was then in South Louisiana and then moved to New Orleans.<br />1863 people lost lives during Hurricane Katrina<br />Hurricane Katrina took a lot of peoples houses away destroyed there belongings and took lots of family members. Hurricane Katrina will never be forgotten. <br />