What does the emblem on Miami Hurricane's helmet represent?

If I'm not mistaken, it stands for "University". As in "University of Miami."

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i think it represents the hurricane warning

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In 1973, Miami designer Bill Bodenheimer suggested the "U" idea, which lent itself to slogans like "U gotta believe" and "U is great". Lame, if you ask me.

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the U was/is part of an image depicting a guy catching a football.. His arms raise up to form the U, the orange and green represent the citrus industry that dominated the area

The emblem on the helmet is a meteorological symbol for hurricane.

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The school chose the "U" symbol to make a statement, saying "We are the best University in College Football. Watcha gonna do about it?"