Hurricanes

INTRODUCTION
Basic information about the hurricane season and the hazards they pose
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DEFINITION & CLASSIFICATION
Description of tropical cyclones, and the three main "states" based on their overall structure and maximum wind speed
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SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE
Explanation of how hurricane intensity is determined using the Saffir-Simpson scale
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DEVELOPMENT
Information on the six necessary conditions for tropical cyclone development
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STRUCTURE
Information page on the structure of hurricanes
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NAMES
History of the naming of hurricanes
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HURRICANE STATISTICS
Tropical cyclone statistics for the Southeast
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HURRICANES DATABASE
Searchable database of all tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Basin
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