Extratropical cyclones, also known as wave cyclones, are hurricane-strength storms that form in middle and high latitudes at all times of the year. Examples of these strong storms include the famous northeasters of New England, storms along the east slopes of the Rockies and in the Gulf of Mexico, and smaller hurricane-strength storms that form in arctic regions. These storms develop along polar fronts that form semicontinuous boundaries between cold polar air and warm subtropical air. Troughs of low pressure
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Disasters: Why No ones Really 100 Safe. This is common knowledgethat disaster is everywhere. Its in the streets, its inside your campuses, and it can even be found inside your home. The question is not whether we are safe because no one is really THAT secure anymore but whether we can do something to lessen the odds of ever becoming a victim.