Weather Tidbits: Tropical Cyclone

We finish the talk on cyclones with tropical cyclones on this Weather Tidbits. A tropical cyclone is a warm core low that gets its energy from latent heat. These storms form over water of at least 80°F with storms building around the center. They have their strongest winds near the surface and disfavor wind shear, with its strongest winds and rain are towards the center of the storm.

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