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Hurricane Katrina - 2005 NASA photo

Tropical cyclones with winds 75 mph or greater which spiral inward toward a core of low pressure and rotate in a counterclockwise direction in the Northern Hemisphere.

Here are some Hurricane Basics from NOAA and here's a link to information on current and past hurricanes in the Atlantic/Carribbean/Gulf of Mexico and also in the Eastern Pacific.