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Hazard: Tropical Cyclone!

Hazard: Tropical Cyclone!

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The warnings go out long before the disturbance appears, but the scene belies the urgency of the alert: the air is warm, the sky is blue, the winds are light, large puffy clouds float over the beachgoers, and even the seabirds don’t seem too concerned.

A day later, all of that has changed. The air is almost oppressively humid, the sky is taking on a more ominous cast as a wall of clouds seem to gather on the horizon. The wind is picking up and driving ever-increasing wave activity, and the seabirds are suddenly silent and absent. The day after that all hell is about to break loose as the approaching storm brings danger in the form of deadly winds, catastrophic flooding, and even the occasional tornado.

And those who ignored the warnings will soon come to regret doing so.

A tropical cyclone is an atmospheric system characterized by a rapid rotation of air masses around a low-pressure center, strong winds, and spiral bands of thunderstorms producing heavy rains. On Earth, cyclones go by several names, depending on where they occur: hurricane, typhoon, tropical cyclone, or simply cyclone. All describe the same type of storm.

Hazard: Tropical Cyclone! allows the Referee to challenge hir Players with the unstoppable and unpredictable combined wrath of the sea and the sky. This file, though short, is packed with a discussion of how cyclones form, their characteristics, abilities, superlatives, and game stats.

Hazard: Tropical Cyclone! If the wind doesn’t get you, the water will.

 
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