Tornado Vs Hurricane Research Paper

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A lot of people bicker about which is worse, hurricanes or tornadoes.According to Spencer Adkins(Meteorologist), it depends on what your comparing.Although hurricanes are larger storms and stay on land longer, tornadoes happen more often than hurricanes. All tornadoes have their own size, shape ,and color. Do you know how long a common tornado lasts? Well I have the answer, a typical tornado only lasts for a few minutes.Hurricanes have male and female names, but at one point they only named hurricanes female names.

Tornadoes can happen anytime, but they usually happen between 3 and 9pm. According to ' 'What you should know about tornadoes, ' ' tornadoes are rapidly columns of air and another name for a tornado is
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Hurricanes have heavy rain, strong winds, and big waves that can knock boats over, damage buildings, pull trees from the ground, ruin cars and kill lots of people. ' 'Basic Facts About Hurricanes, ' ' stated hurricanes are among the largest, most powerful storms on Earth. Hurricanes lose strength, as they move over land. Weather in they eye of a hurricane, is usually calm. Hurricanes have led to the death of around 200 million people, over the past 200 years. Hurricanes usually form in tropical areas of the world.Hurricanes are large, spiraling tropical storms that can pack wind speeds of over 160 mph and unleash more than 2.4 trillion…show more content…
Hurricanes and tornadoes have tons in common, but a lot of. Like one difference is tornadoes last a few minutes, when hurricanes last day to weeks. Another difference is hurricanes get there warnings days to weeks ahead of time, tornadoes get there warnings minutes to hours before the actual storm hits. A similarity is that they both cause damage, they both have rain, both have strong winds, and both have low air pressure inside the storm. More similarities are they both rotate counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern hemisphere. Also they both are classified as thunderstorms, and they both produce rain and wind. I could go on and on with differences and similarities. As you can tell I 've read a lot of great sources and I 've learned a lot about
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