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Emergency Management Degree

Online Degrees & Certificates in Emergency and Disaster Management

Fema
FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency Apply for Assistance

Florida Disaster
Florida Disaster

Florida division of emergency management. Responds to both natural & man-made disasters

Homeland Security
Homeland Security

Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

hurrican hunters
Hurricane Hunters Association

Tropical storm reconnaissance

National Voluntary Organization
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

Response to challenges of disaster organizations

Noaa
NOAA

Nation Hurricane Center

Patriot Depot
Patriot Depot

Supplies for the conservative revolution

Hurricane Tracking Map

Hurricane Tracking Map

Hurricane Tracking Map from FloridaDisaster.org

What Is A Hurricane? A hurricane is a tropical cyclone, which generally forms in the tropics and is accompanied by thunderstorms and a counterclockwise circulation of winds. Tropical cyclones are classified as follows: Tropical Depression An organized system of clouds and thunderstorms with a defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 38 mph or less Tropical Storm An organized system of strong thunderstorms with a defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 39-73 mph Hurricane An intense tropical weather system of strong thunderstorms with a well-defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 74 mph or higher