Hurricanes by Barbara A. Somervill

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You will hear howling wind as the hurricane passes. If the eye of the hurricane goes over your home, the wind and noise will stop. But that doesn’t mean the hurricane is over. Listen to radio broadcasts on the battery-powered radio in your hurricane kit, to find out what is happening. Most importantly: Stay inside and stay safe. No one can stop a hurricane from coming, but we can prepare and find ways to be safe. 21st Century Content You can track a hurricane on the Internet or a mobile phone. gov).

Htm Watch a film of Hurricane Andrew, see a satellite image of a hurricane, and much more. htm Find out more about hurricanes in this tour that you control yourself. gov Follow hurricanes through the Atlantic Ocean at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s official site. 21St Century SkillS library r e a l w o r l d m at h : n at u r a l d i S a S t e r S HURRICANES INdEx aircraft, 15, 23 Andrew, 16, 18, 25 Camille, 16, 18 categories, 15–16, 18, 20, 25 clouds, 6, 9, 10, 22–23 Katrina, 16, 17, 18 Labor Day Hurricane, 18 landfall, 13, 18, 20, 24, 25 Mitch, 19 damage, 16, 18, 19, 20, 24, 27 Dolly, 16 names, 5, 9, 16 preparation, 26–28 energy, 5, 9, 13 evacuations, 25, 27 eyes, 6, 14, 23, 28 flooding, 16, 19, 20, 25, 28 formation, 5, 7, 9, 10, 22–23 Ike, 19 Irene, 7 Ivan, 16, 18 radar, 23, 24 rain, 6, 7, 9, 13, 15, 18–19, 23, 24 satellites, 13, 22, 23, 24 scientists, 9–10, 13, 15, 22–23, 24, 25 seasons, 7, 27 sizes, 6, 12, 15–16, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24 speeds, 6, 7, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25 storm surges, 19– 20, 24–25, 28 temperatures, 5, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13 tracking, 9–10, 17, 22–25, 27 tropical cyclones, 5–6, 7, 23, 24 tropical storms, 9–10, 11 typhoons, 5, 7 winds, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 24, 25, 27, 28 AboUT THE AUTHoR Barbara A.

Htm Watch a film of Hurricane Andrew, see a satellite image of a hurricane, and much more. htm Find out more about hurricanes in this tour that you control yourself. gov Follow hurricanes through the Atlantic Ocean at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s official site. 21St Century SkillS library r e a l w o r l d m at h : n at u r a l d i S a S t e r S HURRICANES INdEx aircraft, 15, 23 Andrew, 16, 18, 25 Camille, 16, 18 categories, 15–16, 18, 20, 25 clouds, 6, 9, 10, 22–23 Katrina, 16, 17, 18 Labor Day Hurricane, 18 landfall, 13, 18, 20, 24, 25 Mitch, 19 damage, 16, 18, 19, 20, 24, 27 Dolly, 16 names, 5, 9, 16 preparation, 26–28 energy, 5, 9, 13 evacuations, 25, 27 eyes, 6, 14, 23, 28 flooding, 16, 19, 20, 25, 28 formation, 5, 7, 9, 10, 22–23 Ike, 19 Irene, 7 Ivan, 16, 18 radar, 23, 24 rain, 6, 7, 9, 13, 15, 18–19, 23, 24 satellites, 13, 22, 23, 24 scientists, 9–10, 13, 15, 22–23, 24, 25 seasons, 7, 27 sizes, 6, 12, 15–16, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24 speeds, 6, 7, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25 storm surges, 19– 20, 24–25, 28 temperatures, 5, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13 tracking, 9–10, 17, 22–25, 27 tropical cyclones, 5–6, 7, 23, 24 tropical storms, 9–10, 11 typhoons, 5, 7 winds, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 24, 25, 27, 28 AboUT THE AUTHoR Barbara A.

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