By: Tammy L Mahan
A hurricane is a type of tropical cyclone that produces disturbances known as tropical waves which occur every few days in the warm coastal waters during hurricane season (June 1 to November 30.)~ Pre Birth StageIn order for a hurricane to reach the first...
By: Eve Redstone
Tropical storms include typhoons, hurricanes and cyclones. The definition of each is the same but the type depends on the geographical area it is found in. Hurricanes form in the Atlantic, or the northeast pacific, typhoons in the Northwestern Pacific, and cyclones in the mid...
By: Ben Kritz
A supercell thunderstorm is a powerful type of thunderstorm formed from a particular combination of winds, moisture, and temperatures, and often produces destructive weather effects such as tornadoes and hail. The one characteristic that makes a supercell unique is the rotation of the air mass...
By: Eve Redstone
A typhoon is the name given to a severe storm that occurs in the northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean. The majority of typhoons develop in the triangle between Japan, Micronesia and the Philippines.In other parts of the world they are known as hurricanes...
By: Eve Redstone
The generic name tropical storm is applied to typhoons, cyclones and hurricanes. These storms form over tropical waters.In order for a tropical storm to form several different factors must come together. The water must be over 28C (80F) and deep enough to provide the...
By: Tarot
On the 17th of December 1944 the US navy task force 38 had just completed three days of heavy air raids against Japanese airfields in support of amphibious operations against the island of Mindaro in the Philippines. Attempts were made to refuel in preparation for...
By: Eve Redstone
The Niagara falls are a huge series of waterfalls on the Niagara River, stretching across the international border between New York State and Ontario, with twin cities sharing the name, on each side of the river.The falls themselves are divided into three sections. On...
By: Eve Redstone
A satellite picture of a fully formed hurricane is a distinctive one. It is also a scary one for anyone who has lived through one. The central eye of clear air and the spiral of white clouds surrounding it are instantly recognizable. This view shows...
By: Eve Redstone
The Beaufort wind scale is a measure of the speed or force of a wind and is widely used on land and at sea. Knowing the strength of approaching winds is obviously important for many reasons. Advance warning of oncoming storms allows for preparation, but...
By: Tammy L Mahan
The anatomy of a hurricane is fascinating, while a hurricane is only made of three parts and one part actually poses little to no danger at all the combination of the two remaining parts working together create one of Mother Natures biggest furies! A hurricane...

 

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