By Juliette de Clapiers
Hurricanes can destroy millions of homes, along with lives! They hurt people, and leave a lot of damage behind them. Hurricanes have seasons which is when there are the most hurricanes although there can be hurricanes other times. The hurricane season is different for each ocean. The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1st and ends on November 30th, and the Pacific hurricane season runs from May 15th to November 30th. An average hurricane can dump 6 inches to a foot of rain across a region and they can also produce tornadoes… For a hurricane to form there needs to be warm ocean water and moist, humid air. Once there is humid air, it flows upward into a zone of low pressure that is over the warm ocean water, the water releases from the air creating the clouds of the storm, and while it rises the air in a hurricane rotates. They can travel 15-20 miles per hour.
When a hurricane is formed, it is seen by a special satellite that is monitored 24/7, and then is told to the people that they think might be affected by it. People take action to protect their homes the best they can. There are different types of ways to protect yourself, and here they are, listed:
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