8 Weather 4 - Category 3 -- Winds 111-130 mph Category 4 --...

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Rising moist air Low Pressure inflow inflow Condensation and release of latent heat (580 Cal/g) Condensation and release of latent heat (580 Cal/g) Increasing pressure vent vent
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Tropical Disturbance Large cluster of thunderstorms forming over tropical waters. Intensify or Dissipate 1 st sign of hurricane genesis
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Tropical Storm Lower pressure Organization and cyclonic circulation
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Heat Moisture Circulation Low pressure Warm moist air Hurricane Pressure: 1013.25 mbars is normal, 882 is record.
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Hurricane Formation as Convective Storms Cyclonic Easterly wind
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Category 1 -- Winds 74-95 mph Category 2 -- Winds 96-110 mph
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Unformatted text preview: Category 3 -- Winds 111-130 mph Category 4 -- Winds 131-155 mph Category 5 -- Winds over 155 mph. Central Pressure pressure at the center of the storm low pressures indicate strong storms Wind shear upper level winds which can prevent rapid rising of air and decreased pressure Tropical Storm cyclone in which the maximum sustained surface wind speed ranges from 39 mph to73 mph Tropical depression a closed low pressure area with organized convection, heavy rain, and winds up to 38 mph Hurricanes: Saffir-Simpson Scale...
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8 Weather 4 - Category 3 -- Winds 111-130 mph Category 4 --...

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