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Hurricane Safety

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Hurricane Basics - Anatomy, Locations, and Research on Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Basics

Free High Resolution Hurricane Poster

NOAA has prepared a hurricane awareness poster to keep citizens aware of the dangers of hurricanes.Although the poster focuses on safety, you will find some basic information on the birth of hurricanes.

The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

Use an interactive computer simulation to determine the intensity of a hurricane. Using Internet technology, the Associated Press has built this short and uncomplicated tool for analyzing hurricane strength. You simply slide a button to simulate hurricane force winds.

10 Free Videos on Hurricane Birth

Even though Hurricane Katrina is perhaps the most talked about hurricane in recent times, several other hurricane seasons were also record breakers. Here, I put together 10 free hurricane videos that explain the processes of hurricane formation.

Free Hurricane Anatomy Book

Print this comprehensive nineteen page PDF book from NOAA for yourself, your family, and your children. The book includes pictures of hurricane damages and details on the formation of hurricanes. Also included are the names of hurricanes from 1999 through 2004. Also, the book discusses the differences between a tropical sotrm and a tropical depression in terms of wind speeds.

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