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VIDEO: What is a hurricane? Here's what you need to know in less than a minute. Transcript

A tropical cyclone is a rotating low-pressure weather system that has organized thunderstorms but no fronts (a boundary separating two air masses of different densities). Tropical cyclones with maximum sustained surface winds of less than 39 miles per hour (mph) are called tropical depressions. Those with maximum sustained winds of 39 mph or higher are called tropical storms.

When a storm's maximum sustained winds reach 74 mph, it is called a hurricane. The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale is a 1 to 5 rating, or category, based on a hurricane's maximum sustained winds. The higher the category, the greater the hurricane's potential for property damage.

Hurricanes originate in the Atlantic basin, which includes the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and Gulf of Mexico, the eastern North Pacific Ocean, and, less frequently, the central North Pacific Ocean. A six-year rotating list of names, updated and maintained by the World Meteorological Organization, is used to identify these storms.

"Hurricane Season" begins on June 1 and ends on November 30, although hurricanes can, and have, occurred outside of this time frame. NOAA's TOILE BANDOULIERE Black SAC Pieces COTELEE OwqaxPXX6 predicts and tracks these massive storm systems, which occur, on average, 12 times a year in the Atlantic basin.

As a world leader in hurricane research, NOAA strives to understand the mechanics of these complex storms in order to protect people, property, commerce, and natural resources.

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When the maximum sustained winds of a tropical storm reach 74 miles per hour, it’s called a hurricane. Hurricane Season begins on June 1 and ends on November 30, but these powerful storms can occur before and after the official season. A hurricane can be an awesome and destructive force of nature. Be prepared. Visit Ready.gov

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Introduce feminine floral prints to your daytime accessories collection with this tote bag from Mantaray. Offering a large and spacious interior, it features multiple pockets to store everyday essentials and comes with a removable shoulder strap for more versatile styling.

  • Outer: 100% polyurethane
  • Lining: 100% polyester
  • One internal zip pocket, two internal pouches
  • Two shoulder straps, one removable shoulder strap
  • Zip fastening
  • HWD: 33 x 34 x 15cm / 13 x 31.5 x 6 inches