Category Ranges for Hurricanes
When they say a hurricane is Category 5 or Category 1, what does that mean? What are the differences and what can we expect with each hurricane category?
How to Prepare for a Hurricane
Whether youīve been through hurricanes before or this is your first one, itīs always good to go through a standard checklist of precautions to make sure you donīt forget something simple.
Hurricane Basic Information
Knowing the basic information about hurricane formation can help you better understand these large, dangerous storms so that you can prepare for them if they come near.
Interesting Facts about Hurricanes
Hurricanes are incredibly powerful displays of natureīs strength. Here are some interesting facts about hurricanes and storms.
Most Destructive Hurricanes
With more and more people living by the ocean, in cities full of millions of people, the damage caused by a single hurricane can now be astronomical.
Naming a Hurricane
Why are hurricanes given names? When were the first named hurricanes? How do they choose the names?
Opening Windows During a Hurricane
An urban legend says to open windows on one side of your home during a hurricane, so that pressure does not build up and make your house explode or implode. WRONG!!
Rain Bands on Hurricanes
Often when you look at radar images of hurricanes, you see powerful thunderstorms along the front, or leading edge of the hurricane. This is the rain band.
The Birth Of A Hurricane
Have you ever wondered where exactly a hurricane comes from?
Did you know that without certain factors a hurricane cannot
survive? What are these factors and what is the process for
the formation of a hurricane? how do hurricanes form? what causes a hurricane?
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