Recipe For Hurricanes And Tornadoes

Recipe for Hurricanes and Tornadoes!!! = D

Recipe for a Hurricane:

During the summer and early autumn months, the constantly flowing warm trade winds, blowing from the northeast in the South Atlantic, become disturbed when cold air masses from the North pass them. The crosswinds often form tropical storms. But not all tropical storms keep going. Cool air over land or cool ocean currents can break them up. A storm always breaks up if it goes over a land area such as Florida or Cuba. If, however a storm continues it becomes larger. Once winds hit 74 miles per hour or higher, the storm is upgraded to a hurricane. How does the hurricane start? Well here is the recipe of what you need to make a hurricane.
Well first of the entire ocean water needs to be at least 80◦f. Once you have that you will need warm air for evaporation, then the warm air will rise, leaving low pressure. Then condensation will occur which means that heat energy to wind energy. This will create a hurricane. Hurricanes are also named and categorized, there are seven different categorizes, with five being the worst. A level one storm is a tropical depression, which is at wind speeds of 15mph and below. A level two storm is a tropical storm, which is at wind speeds of 74mph and below. A level three storm is a level one hurricane with wind speeds of 74-95mph. A level four storm is a level two hurricane with wind speed of 96-110mph. A level five storm is a level three hurricane with wind speeds of 111-130mph. A level six storm is a level four hurricane with wind speed of 131-155mph. A level seven storm, the most deadly is a level five hurricane with wind speeds of 156mph and up.

Recipe for a tornado:

When tornadoes appear, they almost always accompany several thunderstorms. Experts believe that tornadoes start when a layer of wind above the ground moves faster than the wind near the ground. This causes the faster-moving wind to roll at the slower-moving wind under it, much as you would roll a tin can under your hand. The strong updraft in the thunderstorm may raise the rolling wind up to a vertical position. At the same time, the whirling winds may force a wheel-shaped cloud in the thunderstorm to rotate. This cloud, called a mesocyclone, gives power to a tornado as it begins to form. (Weather, by: Howard E. Smith) Here is the recipe of what you need to make a tornado.

The recipe for a tornado is very simple you will need cool, dry air and warm, moist air. This is much more simple then a hurricanes recipe but, is very hard to get together.

For a video of a tornado in a bottle by: Michael C. click on the Hyperlink below.

By: Danielle C.
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Here is a picture of a tornado:
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