Explore the relationship between sea surface temperatures (SST)
and hurricane strength.
Note that ocean temperatures change with each season.
Instructions and options you can use
- Drag the hurricane around to see the effect surface temperature has on the hurricane.
- Drag the High around to see how pressure and winds influence hurricane paths.
- Type "r" to reset the position and size to start over.
- Click on the season to rotate through the 4 seasons.
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