Hurricanes 
               
Information about hurricanes, places to get tracking maps, and more

                

How Do Hurricanes Form? https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/hurricanes/en/ and http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/science/hurricane/#hurricane-aletta.jpg
                          http://www.ducksters.com/science/earth_science/hurricanes.php

National Geographic video - http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/101-videos/hurricanes-101

Parts of a Hurricane - https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/stories/nasa-knows/what-are-hurricanes-k4.html
National Weather Service - https://www.weather.gov/lwx/tropical
National Hurricane Center - http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/


The Weather Channel's Tropical Update - https://weather.com/storms/hurricane-central
USA Today Hurricane Page - http://www.usatoday.com/weather/hurricane/hurricane-resources.htm
Accuweather Hurricane Center - https://www.accuweather.com/en/hurricane
Weather Underground: https://www.wunderground.com/hurricane
     


Hurricane Basics - http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hurricanes/main/index.html

                   http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/hurricanes/
                   https://www.hsdl.org/?view&did=34038

For more information about hurricanes, see:
    Preparedness - http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane/index.shtml
                    http://www.orlandosentinel.com/weather/hurricane/sfl-hurricane-basics-list,0,3836066.htmlstory
    Hurricanes for Kids from FEMA - http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes
    Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory -
http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/tcfaq/A1.html
    The Hurricane Hunters - https://www.omao.noaa.gov/learn/aircraft-operations/about/hurricane-hunters
    Hurricanes from How Stuff Works -
      http://www.howstuffworks.com/nature/natural-disasters/hurricane.htm
    Weather Wiz Kids Hurricanes - http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-hurricane.htm
    BBC Weather Centre - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7533909.stm
                             http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/natural_hazards/hurricanes_rev1.shtml

    Hurricane videos - http://video.pbs.org/video/2281149149/
                     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zP4rgvu4xDE
                     http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Category.aspx?CategoryID=790      
      
  The Science of Hurricanes - http://www.hurricanescience.org/science/science/
                               http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/hurricanes-1-the-science-of-hurricanes/
                               http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/hurricanes-2-tracking-hurricanes/
                               https://nhmu.utah.edu/sites/default/files/attachments/All%20About%20Hurricanes.pdf

  National Geographic Eye on the Sky-Nature's Fury - http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/science/hurricane/#hurricane-aletta.jpg
                                                       http://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/hurricanes/


Hurricane Classification

Category 1 - 74-95 mph winds
 Category 2 - 96-110 mph winds
  
Category 3 - 111-129 mph winds 
  
Category 4 - 130-155 mph winds 
          
Category 5 - greater than 155 mph winds

Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale - http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutsshs.shtml
                                   http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-blogs/HurricaneFacts/what-is-the-saffirsimpson-wind/31021
                                 
Hurricane Watch vs. Hurricane Warning -
  http://www.redcross.org/images/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m4340160_Hurricane.pdf
  http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/prepare/wwa.php
  http://www.emergency.ucf.edu/watch_vs_warning.html


Hurricane Emergency Supplies - http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/disaster_prevention.shtml

Disaster Supply Kit including a Kids Activity Booklet - http://www.ready.gov/build-a-kit
                                                      https://www.ready.gov/kids/games


Names of Atlantic Hurricanes from 2017-2022: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutnames.shtml

Hurricane Katrina 2005 - http://www.infoplease.com/spot/hurricanekatrina.html
    Famous (Infamous?) Hurricanes - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0778120.html
    Most Intense - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0778121.html
    Costliest - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0778285.html

Hurricanes Crossword Puzzles - https://www.weather.gov/media/hun/outreach/kids/crossword/hurricane_crossword.pdf
                                https://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/07/student-crossword-hurricanes/
                                http://www.whenwecrosswords.com/crossword/hurricanes/39204/crossword.jsp
                               

Tracking Maps to print and follow the path of the hurricane:
     http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/tracking_charts.shtml

     http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/AT_Track_chart.pdf
     https://maps.wunderground.com/autoasp/raycom/WUI_Atlantic.pdf
     http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-blogs/HurricaneFacts/download-hurricane-tracking-ma/31029
     http://www2.fiu.edu/orgs/w4ehw/tracking-maps.html


Old Farmer's Almanac - http://www.almanac.com/content/hurricane-tracking-maps

Old Farmer's Almanac Questions - http://www.almanac.com/content/hurricane-forecasts-and-common-questions

Hurricane Virtual Field Trip - http://www.tramline.com/sci/hurricane/
                                                       http://www.discoveryeducation.com/connectwithweather/

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and was last updated on September 19, 2017