Hurricanes are one of Earth's most devastating natural disasters. The wind speeds alone are enough to tear apart buildings and destroy marinas and other locations. These winds come with driving rain and punishing waves. Hurricanes can even be seen from space! Inside this detailed guide, readers will learn all there is to know about hurricanes, including historic hurricanes, the science behind how they form, the damage they cause, what to do if you experience one, and much more. Colorful photographs are paired with primary sources, diagrams, and more to enhance the learning experience.