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A major tropical storm that can cause devastating waves, wind, and is an alert from authorities stating that a hurricane is definitely on its way.
An alert from authorities stating that there is a possibility that a hurricane will make landfall within 36 hours
An embankment that holds water away from cities
Where ocean waters rush onto land
A worker for the National Reserve who flies airplanes on weather missions to help make more predictions about hurricanes
An alert from authorities stating that there is a hurricane definitely on the way
The calm, center of a hurricane
Which of these hurricanes had the strongest winds?
Lake Okeechbee hurricane in 1928
What does a hurricane hunter do?
Fly through hurricanes in airplanes
Which sequnce of storm stages is in the correct order?
Tropical disturbance, tropical depression, tropical,storm, hurricane
What would you observe if you were in the eye of a hurricane?
Calm or very little wind
What caused the most destruction during hurricane Katrina in 2005?
Floods due to breaking levees
In 2011, the first tropical storm will be named Arlene, then Brett, then Cindy, then Don. Which storm name is next?
What happens when a hurricane crosses over land?
It loses strength
What keeps ocean water away from cities
Area where the ocean meets the shore
To be forced to leave a home because of danger
A wall or embankment that holds ocean water away from a city
A pilot who flies airplanes through hurricanes to measure the wind speed
An area of swirling thunderstorms over the ocean with wind speeds between 23 and 39 miles per hour
An area of thunderstorms over the ocean with wind speeds between 40 and 73 miles per hour
a giant wind and rain storm that forms over wamr water with winds between 74 and 155 miles per hour
an imaginary line around the center of the Earth
a spinning storm that is less than one mile wide, with swirling winds that can reach over 300 miles per hour
to break apart and reduce in strength
In the Atlantic Ocean, hurricane season runs when?
June 1st through Nov 30th
Has winds between 29 and 39 miles per hour
has winds between 40 and 73 miles per hour
In the Southern Hemisphere, hurricanes rotate...
Hurricane names are reused after how many years
Hurricane Katrina flooded what city
the "possibility" that a hurricane will reach landfall
A hurricane will "definitely" reach landfall
Where is the National Hurricane Center located
City of Miami, Florida
Leaving home due to strong hurricane
Hurricane Hanna 102 mph
Hurricane Arthur 160 mph
Hurricane Fey 80 mph
Hurricane Cristobal 129 mph
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