GLY1880 Topic 22

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The deadliest hurricanes/cyclones in history went in this basin
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Indian Ocean
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Inland flooding along the path of land-falling hurricane is greater with a fast moving system than with a slow moving one
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False
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The strongest winds of a hurricane occur
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in the eye wall
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Which of the following determines height of storm surge?
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All of these
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Atlantic hurricane names are all male names
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False
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Major hurricanes are what categories in wind scale?
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3-5
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North of 40 degrees latitude and south of 35 degrees latitude there is a deficit of incoming short wave radiation to outgoing infrared radiation
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True
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Atlantic hurricane season is
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May 15 – Nov 30
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Minimum sustained winds in a hurricane are
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74 mph
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What percentage of US population lives in coastal countries?
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Almost 40

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