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Hurricanes

A hurricane is a huge storm! It can be up to 600 miles across and have strong winds spiraling inward and upward at speeds of 75 to 200 mph.

FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency:
Against the Wind – Protecting Your Home from Hurricane Wind Damage

FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency:
Hurricane Fact Sheet for Kids

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Hurricanes and Other Tropical Storms

America’s PrepareAthon!:
How To Prepare For A Hurricane
Also available in
Chinese
Spanish

HomeAdvisor:
Hurricanes for Kids – Safety Resources, Facts & Projects

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:
Hurricane Preparedness – Watches & Warnings

FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency:
Hurricanes

American Red Cross:
Hurricane Safety Checklist
Also available in
Arabic
Chinese
French
Haitian
Korean
Spanish
Tagalog and
Vietnamese.

American Red Cross:
Are You Ready for a Hurricane?
Also available in Spanish.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:
Hurricanes – Unleashing Nature’s Fury

Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science:
7 Tips to Hurricane Proof Your Vacation