Watch out for that storm surge!

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Where do hurricanes usually come ashore?

Watch out for that storm surge!

The high winds associated with a hurricane produce another extreme danger when the storm approaches land – a storm surge of ocean water that sometimes reaches 25 feet in height.
Storm surges are giant wind-whipped waves that cause most of the damage and loss of life associated with hurricanes.

   

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