Hurricane Scavenger Hunt



DIRECTIONS:  Click on the links below to find the answers to the following questions.

   Write your answers in complete statements on your answer sheet.


1.  What will the seventh hurricane in 2006 be named?


2.  Which letters of the alphabet don't have hurricane names?  Why do you think these letters are missing from the list?


3.  What is the difference between a warning and a watch?


4.  Name at least 4 things a Disasters Supplies Kit should contain.


5.  Using the current weather map, are there any severe weather threats near Louisiana?  What kind of weather is it?


6.  Imagine you are a meteorologist.  Choose another state and make a prediction about what kind of weather that state can expect for today.


7.  What months make up the hurricane season for the Atlantic?

8.  If the right conditions last long enough, what kinds of things can hurricanes produce?


9.  Why must you stay away from oceans during hurricanes?

10.  How many hurricanes hit Louisiana from 1900 to 2000?