Hurricanes.

Hurricanes is where a high pressure system and a low pressure system meets together (it means where two different types of winds meet together and a make stronger wind)

How Does A Hurricane Form?

A hurricanes form by having a high pressure and a low pressure mix together in one place closer to the edges of the United States.

A Hurricanes Historical Events.

This is hurricane Andrew, The bottom is the before picture and the top is the after picture.

Hurricane Andrew striked Florida and the gulf states in August 1992. It killed 23 people. The cost of cleanup was $20.5 billion.

No injuries found for hurricane Andrew.

Hurricane Sandy striked New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Connecticut, Virginia, Canada, Haiti, North Carolina and the Caribbean in August 2012. Death in New York 42, New Jersey 12, Maryland 9, Pennsylvania 6, West Virginia 5, Connecticut 4, Virginia 2, North Carolina 1, Canada 1, Caribbean 67 and in Haiti 54 people were killed. Total damage is expected to be in billions of dollars. Thousand people homeless and millions without power.

No injuries found for hurricane Sandy.

This is what hurricane sandy did, the right is after and the left is before.

A Hurricanes Impact On Human Life.

  • have a plan to leave the area
  • Secure loose objects outside
  • downed power lines, hanging branches, and flood areas
  • With new technology, they are able to spot hurricanes coming. These warnings give people time to boarding up their homes, to stock up on food supplies or to move to safer locations

A Hurricanes Temperature

80 degrees or warmer.

A Hurricanes Fronts

A hurricane can happen in a cold front.

A Hurricanes Wind Speeds

A hurricanes wind speed is 39-200 MPH.

A Hurricanes Heat Transfer Term

A hurricanes heat transfer term is Radiation.

Cloud Type In A Hurricane

A cloud type in a hurricane is Cirrus Cloud.

This is a cirrus cloud

A Hurricanes Precipitation

A hurricane can rain for a total of 48 hours.

My Sources

Caputo, Christine A. Hurricanes. New York: Scholastic, 2011. Print.

"The Impact Of Hurricanes On The Physical and Human Environment :: Papers." The Impact Of Hurricanes On The Physical and Human Environment :: Papers. Web. 15 Mar. 2015. http://www.123helpme.com/view.asp?id=149634.

Paul, Gill, Julian Baker, and Janet Baker. See-through Storms. Philadelphia, PA: Running Kids, 2006. Print.

Sharp, Tim. "Superstorm Sandy: Facts About the Frankenstorm." LiveScience. TechMedia Network, 27 Nov. 2012. Web. 16 Feb. 2015. http://www.livescience.com/24380-hurricane-sandy-...

Travis, Allison. "Which Types of Fronts & Air Masses Bring a Hurricane?" EHow. Demand Media, 06 Apr. 2011. Web. 15 Mar. 2015. http://www.ehow.com/info_8177904_types-air-masses...

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-words.htm

Glossary

High Pressure: A whirling mass of cool, dry air that generally brings fair weather and light winds. When you look, you see winds spiral out of a high-pressure center in a clockwise rotation in the Northern Hemisphere. These bring sunny skies.

Low Pressure: A whirling mass of warm, moist air that generally brings stormy weather with strong winds. When you look, you see winds spiral into a low-pressure center in a counterclockwise rotation in the Northern Hemisphere. These bring stormy skies.

Cold Front: A boundary between two air masses, one cold and the other warm, moving so that the colder air replaces the warmer air.

Warm Front: The boundary between two air masses, one cool and the other warm, moving so that the warmer air replaces the cooler air.

Front: General name for water in any form falling from clouds. This includes rain, drizzle, hail, snow and sleet. Although, dew, frost and fog are not considered to be precipitation.

Radiation: Energy sent out in the form of particles or waves.d

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