Flashcard Assignment - Earth Space Science

What condition leads to hurricane season in the Atlantic region?
Warm waters in the Atlantic Ocean.
What is something you should do after severe weather occurs?
Clean up flood waters.
Which of the stages of thunderstorm development is the downdraft stronger than the updraft?
Dissipating stage.
Are droughts a danger with hurriances?
What type of storm is measured with the Saffir-Simpson scale.
Most tornadoes have wind speeds greater than 105 kph (65 mph). (True / False)
Is it common for tornadoes to cause flooding, if at all?
What is an obstacle to creating computer-based models for tracking hurricanes?
Forecasters must consider a large number of variables that affect the path of the storm.