Weather Questions tagged “hurricanes” (remove tag filter)
Question: How can I get a historical record of hurricanes year over year for the months of June and July for the British Virgin Islands? I'm basically trying to determine how likely it is for a hurricane to hit Tortola in July. — Tom Steagall
Question: I know that when a Hurricane makes landfall it typically spawns tornadoes... and they vary in intensity from EF0 to EF 2 or 3..would it be possible for a Hurricane to spawn a monster EF5? — David
Question: I was interested in the fact that Sandy had the winds of a Category 1 storm, but the central pressure when it hit NY was that of a cat 4, yet the comparison was never made or mentioned, that I can remember. Do you think that this would have helped to drive home the potential of the storm to those who were only listening to Category 1; or does one not really have anything to do with the other. — Jes
Question: I have been reading about Typhoon Bopha in the western Pacific being one of the closest storms to form near the equator. Has a storm ever crossed the equator from the north going south or vice versa? — Anonymous
Question: You often point out that hurricanes get their energy from warm, humid conditions. So why didn't Hurricane Sandy break apart when it encountered diminishing ocean temperatures and an arctic blast from the north as it approached the northeast? — Kirk Bell
Question: Why is the media calling Sandy a "Super Storm"? Wasn't Katrina worse? — Christy
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