Hurricane FAQ

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Hurricane Felix infrared image, 1995

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)


This FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) website attempts to address various questions regarding hurricanes, typhoons, and tropical cyclones that have been posed to us as hurricane researchers over the years. While it is not intended to be a technical guide, references are given throughout the FAQ for those that would like additional, detailed information. FAQ also offered in Spanish, French, and German.

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