It is late august and a cluster of tropical

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Question 501.It is late August and a cluster of tropical thunderstorms in the Caribbean Sea is not forecast to become a hurricane. Why not?Answera.The sea surface temperature of the waters in the Caribbean are 72°F.b.The latitude of the cluster of storms is 18°N.c.The water temperatures approximately 200 feet below the surface are very warm.d.There is little to no wind shear in the troposphere over the Caribbean.
2 points Question 511.True or False. Hurricanes have eyes so they can see where they are going.
2 points Question 521.In which direction do the winds circulate around a hurricane in the Northern Hemisphere?
2 points Question 531.Which of the following forces, that must be present for the hurricane to spin. Hint: this force would cease to exist if the world stopped rotating on its axis?
2 points Question 541.In class we watched a short movie clip from, “The Day After Tomorrow” in which a large ice hurricane hit New York City. As the eye of this hurricane passed over the city, air rapidly descended into the center of the storm freezing everything in its path. In the real world…Answera.this would never happen because the air in the eye of a hurricane ascends instead of descends.b.large cumulonimbus thunderstorms are present in the eye of a hurricane and the presence of these storms would have offset the cooling of the air as it sank into the eye of the storm by the latent heating produced when these storms form.c.descending air warms by compression at a rate of 10°C per km which would cause the eye of a hurricane to be occupied by warm air, not cold.d.what happened in the movie is exactly what happens in the center of a hurricane.
2 points Question 551.Which destructive hurricane force is responsible for claiming the most lives?
2 points Question 561.A northward moving hurricane in the Southern Hemisphere will have its greatest storm surge and fastest winds on its ______________ side.Answer
2 points Question 571.True or False: As the winds in the spiral rain bands converge toward the center of the hurricane, the winds speeds in these bands must decrease because of the conservation of angular momentum.
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