This diagram illustrates the main threats from hurricanes and tropical storms. The counterclockwise circulation of winds in the Northern Hemisphere causes maximum winds and maximum storm surges.

Threats from Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

This diagram illustrates the main threats from hurricanes and tropical storms. The counterclockwise circulation of winds in the Northern Hemisphere causes maximum winds and maximum storm surges.

diagram hurricanes tropical storm wind surge feild counterclockwise northeast quadrant southeast rain

Author(s)Brianne Walsh
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2014-06-11
AlbumEcosystems > Meteorology/Climate
TypeGraphic
Project(s)Maryland Coastal Bays Science Communication Products and Report Cards
Dimensions1001 x 1533
Filesize100 kB
Number of Downloads44
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionBrianne Walsh, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)