Hurricane Patricia lasted from Oct. 20th, 2015 to Oct. 24, 2015. This hurricane hit Texas, Central America, and Mexico. Causing flooding, mudslides and up to 200 mph winds. Even the derailment of a train in Texas. This weather/ storm was predicted, but not as badly as it hit the areas effected.
-15,000 people were evacuated-
Cost Of Damages
People received a warning for a hurricane in Mexico, which could occur within 48 hours of being issued.
What is a hurricane?
converging wind belts come together over warm ocean water near the equator and then the Coriolis Force moves the hurricane so it begins to turn in a counter clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere, and a clockwise motion in the Southern Hemisphere-the eye of the storm is the most calm part of the storm
- Hurricane Kilo -Hurricane Ignacio -Hurricane Sandy
-Hurricane Jimena -Hurricane Andres
Get Prepared For Hurricanes/ severe weather:
-first-aid kit with needed medications
-food- non-perishable meals for at least 3 days
-water- one gallon per person per day for at least 3 days
-flashlights and radios (extra batteries)
-extra pairs of clothing
-rain coats/ winter coats
-emergency contacts and a cell phone/charger
-cash for other needed supplies