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Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale - Wikipedia, the free ...


The Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale (SSHWS), formerly the Saffir–Simpson hurricane scale (SSHS), classifies hurricanes – Western Hemisphere tropical ...

Fast Facts on Hurricanes - ABC News


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 ...

How Strong Can a Hurricane Get? - Live Science


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, ...

Wind Speeds | Tropical Storms & Hurricanes - Bay News 9


Learn more about the wind speeds for tropical storms, tornadoes and hurricanes from Bay News 9's Weather Experts.

Top 5 hurricanes by wind speed - Telegraph


Oct 24, 2015 ... Hurricanes can be measured by both wind-speed and barometric pressure, with the Japanese and US meteorological centres using varying ...

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May 23, 2014 ... How fast are hurricane winds. CBS6 Albany. SubscribeSubscribed ... Hurricane Arthur/Fast Approaching Cat 2 Speed. - Duration: 6:42.

Hurricane Facts

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When wind speeds up to 20 to 34 miles per hour, the ocean storm becomes a ... A hurricane spins very fast when it moves across warm water, but it slows down ...

How fast does the wind blow in a hurricane? | Reference.com


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 with ...

Strong Winds: determines the intensity of a hurricane


The intensity of a tropical cyclone is measured by the highest sustained wind speed found within it. Once it becomes a hurricane, the relative strength of that ...

What Are Hurricanes? | NASA


Hurricanes are large, swirling storms. They produce winds of 119 kilometers per hour (74 mph) or higher. That's faster than a cheetah, the fastest animal on land.

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Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale - National Hurricane Center


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 damage.

What is the Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale? - Weather Blog - AccuWeather


May 11, 2012 ... The Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale is a categorical classification of hurricanes based on their wind speed, used by the U.S. government's National ...

Speed of the Winds in a Hurricane - Hypertextbook


"If the wind speed is less than 75 mph it is not a hurricane at all and the most severe hurricanes are more than 150 mph", 34 m/s (min.) 67 m/s (most severe).