How To Prepare For A Hurricane
Formed with a low-pressure center, strong winds and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain, a Hurricane is characterized as a rapidly rotating organized storm system also known as a tropical cyclone.
Each year there are more than 20 tropical storms that have the potential to organize into a tropical depression and the hurricane. The intensity of a hurricane is categorized by the Saffir-Simson wind scale that measures the maximum sustained wind speed. Since 1851 a total of 292 Northern Atlantic Hurricanes produced hurricane-force wind in the United States.
Hurricanes can produce severe as well as catastrophic damage to the areas which it effects. Highly populated states like Florida, Texas, and…