The Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale (SSHWS), formerly the Saffir–Simpson
hurricane scale (SSHS), classifies hurricanes – Western Hemisphere tropical ...
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale is a 1 to 5 rating based on a
hurricane's sustained wind speed. This scale estimates potential property
Sep 21, 2005 ... A Category 1 hurricane (winds from 74 to 95 mph) will mainly cause damage to
trees and unanchored structures like mobile homes. Low-lying ...
Learn more about the wind speeds for tropical storms, tornadoes and hurricanes
from Bay News 9's Weather Experts.
Oct 16, 2012 ... The Saffir-Simpson hurricane only goes up to Category 5. But in theory, winds
from a powerful hurricane could blow the scale out of the water, ...
The minimum sustained wind speed required for a tropical storm system to be
classified as a hurricane is 74 mph, but tropical cyclones have been recorded
According to the National Center for Atmospheric Research, external winds can
propel hurricanes across the ocean at sustained speeds of between 10 and 20 ...
www.siue.edu/MLTE/Thematic Units/The Weather Around Us/hurricane_facts.htm
Hurricanes are large storms with rotating winds. ... and the air near the surface of
the water up, toward the clouds, which creates a column of fast-moving air.
Bibliographic Entry, Result (w/surrounding text), Standardized Result. Earth
Science. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1987. "If the wind speed is less than
Oct 24, 2015 ... Hurricane Patricia batters Mexico's Pacific coast here and enters the record
books with 200mph winds. ... Hurricanes can be measured by both wind-speed
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