How to sign hurricane in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your thumbs touching each other with your dominant hand above your dominant hand. The index and middle fingers of each hand should be pointing in opposite directions. Move your hands away from yourself while bending your index and middle fingers in, mimicking the circular winds of a hurricane.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of hurricane

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of hurricane

End of Sign

Final Frame of hurricane

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for hurricane
Extend your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, with your thumb sticking out. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for hurricane
Extend your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, with your thumb sticking out. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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