17_hurricanes - New Record Set Yesterday! Typhoons...

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New Record Set Yesterday!
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Hurricanes Typhoons Tropical Cyclones Make some observations about where the hurricanes track across the oceans
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2010 Hurricane Season
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5 km 27 ° c 60 m
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1. Tropical depressions/low pressure/thunderstorms
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2. Water warmer than 27°C
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3. Water Vapor provides fuel
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4. Reduce vertical wind shear (no toppling towers)
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5. Coriolis Effect – move away from the equator
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5 km 27 ° c 60 m
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What are the ingredients for making hurricanes? Will global warming increase/ decrease or not affect the probability of making hurricanes?
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Summary Statement on Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change WMO International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones VI Highlights (excerpts) of Consensus Statements as of December 2006: No firm conclusion yet on whether there is a detectable anthropogenic signal in hurricane activity. Detection of trends is made more difficult by changes in hurricane observation methods over time and by strong multi-decadal variability in hurricane activity. Some increase in hurricane peak wind speed (and hurricane rainfall) is
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