From the Eye of the Hurricane

In an emotional statement to my fans after the Davis game, Imade a promise thattheHurricane would return. A fresh breath of confidence arrived ... It brings tearstomyeyes when I recall thatlook. I lifted heronto the table and shesat ...

Author: Alex Higgins

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781472221919

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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Considered by many to be a genius at his peak, Alex Higgins's unorthodox play and exciting style earned him the nickname 'Hurricane' and led to his immense popularity and fame. In 1972 he became the youngest winner of the World Championship, repeating his victory in emotional style in 1982. Higgins's story is so much more than just snooker. Head-butting tournament officials, threatening to shoot team-mates, getting involved with gangsters, abusing referees, affairs with glamorous women, frequent fines and lengthy bans, all contributed to Higgins slipping down the rankings as he succumbed to drink and lost his fortune. After suffering throat cancer, Alex Higgins now reflects on his turbulent life and career in his first full autobiography. The Hurricane is back - prepare to be caught up in the carnage.

Eye of the Hurricane

The eye is the center of a hurricane. The storm rotates around that point. the eye The storm is the strongest near the eye. That is called the eyewall. But itself can be very calm. This causes a short break in bad weather.

Author: Alexander Lowe

Publisher: Norwood House Press

ISBN: 9781684508570

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Flooding and wind are major dangers in a hurricane. Follow a hurricane expert and her family when they are sent to help track a tropical storm in Florida. An adventure-filled graphic novel that provides young readers information about weather and hurricanes. Learn from these weather warriors how hurricanes form, how to stay safe during a hurricane, and when to evacuate the area. Includes contemporary full-color graphic artwork, fun facts, additional information, and a glossary.

In the Eye of the Hurricane

“What did Lester tell you about this hurricane?” “Lester said it is going to turn into the storms of the century. It's not going to be just one hurricane but three hurricanes.” “How can it become three hurricanes?

Author: James H. Wilkinson

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781450291415

Category: Fiction

Page: 204

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Family man Jake Harding loves his job as director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida; he practices regular what if scenarios with his wife all the time. One fateful day at work, however, events transpire that Harding could never have predicted. Despite being confronted by a mysterious stranger who lurks in his office and an even stranger phone call from the Secretary of Commerce, Harding attempts to go about his daily routine. But it is not long before Harding is alerted that a mass of dry, dusty air is forming over the Sahara Desert. Suddenly, three hurricanes formtwo of which spin backwards, defying all known laws of physics. In the midst of a desperate race against time to warn others of the impending disaster, Harding calls upon hurricane center retiree Lester Philester for help. After being cautioned to be careful around the mysterious stranger, Harding is mystified when the hurricanes split off in three different directions. As Texas, Florida, and Maryland brace for the worst, two men and an outsider with a secret past work feverishly to stop a massive natural disaster. Only time will tell if their efforts will be successful.

In the Eye of the Hurricane

... 156 , 165 , 167 , 169 shelter huts of , 131–34 , 142 volunteer lifesaving crew of , 146–54 , 158–59 , 170–71 Hume , David , 223 Hurricane Gloria , 51,56 hurricanes , 55 , 221 calm eyes of , 52 , 53 , 59 , 90 , 106,219 violent winds ...

Author: Philip Hallie

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

ISBN: 0819564591

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 245

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Eleven accessible tales explore the ethical motives of three real-life heroes.

When Hurricanes Howl

THETHE HURRICANEHURRICANE PARTSPARTS OFOF AA A hurricane has several parts. The eye at the center can be as small as 5 miles (8 km) to as much as 100 miles (160 km) across! The weather in the eye is fair and calm.

Author: Barbara M. Linde

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 9781482428902

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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When Hurricane Sandy hit the northeastern United States in 2012, the destruction was extensive. It would prove to be the worst Atlantic hurricane of the 2012 season and took years to rebuild from. With hurricanes a reality for many who live on the coasts of the United States, understanding how to prepare for one is of utmost importance. This volume offers readers safety tips for preparing and enduring a hurricane, as well as explains the science behind hurricane formation and strength. Engaging sidebars about hurricane watches, warnings, and tracking complement full-color photographs of hurricane devastation around the world.

Teacher s Weather Sourcebook

The Eye represents the pressure center of a hurricane, not necessarily the geometric center. The lowest atmospheric pressure, found in the eye, is an important measure of the hurricane's intensity, with the lower central pressure ...

Author: Tom Konvicka

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563084881

Category: Education

Page: 321

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Covers principles of atmospheric science; explores such topics as science fair project ideas, weather maps and instruments, and safety rules; and lists activities for teachers to use to help students learn about the atmosphere.

Shore Protection Planning and Design

RADIUS OF MAXIMUM WINDS - Distance from the eye of the hurricane , where surface wind velocities are zero , to the place where surface wind velocities are maximum . FORWARD SPEED - Rate of movement ( propagation ) of the hurricane eye ...



ISBN: UCSD:31822009376286

Category: Shore protection


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All Hands

A hurricane gathers energy by overturning the atmosphere . Warm , moist air spirals over the tropical seas toward the storm center and flows upward in a band of clouds ringing the calm eye . Inflowing air , which already is turning ...



ISBN: UOM:39015084396194



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