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Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale - National Hurricane Center 
 
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May 24, 2013 ... Hurricanes reaching Category 3 and higher are considered major hurricanes because of their potential for significant loss of life and damage.    
 
 
Types of Hurricanes Hurricane Types Category 1 2 3 4 5 Categories 
 
www.hurricanemarketing.com/hurricanes/hurricanes_types.htm
Types Of Hurricanes. Tropical Storm Winds 39-73 mph. Category 1 Hurricane  
 
 
 
What Does Category 1, 2, 3...Really Mean? - Coastal Living 
 
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When it comes to hurricanes, meteorologists rely on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale to help us understand the magnitude of the hurricane's impact.    
 
 
Hurricane Categories - Governor's Office of Homeland Security ... 
 
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www.gohsep.la.gov Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale - Wikipedia, the free ...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saffir%25E2%2580%2593Simpson_hurricane_wind_scaleThe scale separates hurricanes into five different categories based on wind. .... See also: List of Category 4 Atlantic hurricanes and List of Category 4 Pacific ...    
 
 
5 Hurricane Categories & The Types Of Damage That Can Result ... 
 
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Here's some fascinating information about the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale, how it works, and what the 5 main categories of hurricanes consist of...  
 
 
 
List of Category 5 Atlantic hurricanes - Wikipedia, the free ... 
 
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The list of Category 5 Atlantic hurricanes encompasses 33 tropical cyclones that reached Category 5 strength on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale within ...    
 
 
Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale - Wikipedia, the free ... 
 
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The Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale (SSHWS), or the Saffir–Simpson hurricane scale (SSHS) for short, classifies hurricanes – Western Hemisphere tropical cyclones that exceed the intensities of tropical depressions and tropical storms – into five categories distinguished by the ...  
 
 
 
What Are Hurricanes? | NASA 
 
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Sep 3, 2014 ... There are five types, or categories, of hurricanes. The scale of categories is called the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale. The categories are ...    
 
 
Hurricane Categories: Using a Hurricane Category Chart 
 
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Knowing and understanding hurricane categories is an important part of hurricane safety, especially if you live in a part of the world that is prone to get hurricanes.  
 
 
 
Hurricane Classification: EnchantedLearning.com 
 
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Hurricane Classification and Extremes. Hurricanes are classified into five categories based on current maximum wind speed. This rating scale is called the ...    
 
 
Name That Hurricane: Famous Examples of the 5 ... - LiveScience 
 
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Aug 24, 2011 ... There are five categories of hurricanes based on their windspeed. Here is one example of each type of storm.    
 
 
Information About Hurricane Categories - Geography - Maps ... 
 
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A listing of the categories from the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale, from your About.com expert Guide for Geography.  
 
 
 
Hurricanes - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids 
 
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Hurricanes What is a hurricane? A hurricane is a huge storm! It can be up to 600 miles across and have strong winds spiraling inward and upward at speeds of 75 to 200 mph.  
 
 
 
Tropical Twisters - Hurricanes - For Kids Only - Earth Science ... 
 
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Hurricanes and their potential for destruction are rated using a scale from 1 to 5 called the Saffir-Simpson scale. A Category 1 hurricane is the least destructive ...    
 
 
Hurricanes | Ready.gov 
 
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Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale classifies hurricanes into five categories based on their sustained wind speed at the indicated time.    
 
 
Will Hurricanes Ever Reach Category 6? : Discovery News 
 
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Aug 29, 2012 ... Scientists predict an increase in strong hurricanes with global warming. ... In the 1970s, the National Hurricane Center began using categories ...    
 
 
Hurricane Categories - HowStuffWorks 
 
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Hurricane categories depend on the storm's wind speeds and overall effects. Learn about hurricane categories and what different weather alerts mean.  
 
 
 
Are Category 6 Hurricanes Coming Soon? - Scientific American 
 
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Aug 23, 2011 ... "The severe hurricanes might actually become worse. We may have to invent a category 6," says David Enfield, a senior scientist at the ...    
 
 
Categories Of Hurricanes Software - Free Download Categories ... 
 
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Categories Of Hurricanes; Sfsu Ilearn Blackboard; Rpp Pai Kls Xii Sma; Plug In Premier; Oklahoma Movie Makers; Network Marketers Forum; Lighting Levels Calc  
 
 
 
NPR: Hurricane Season 2006 
 
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Animation illustrating the Saffir-Simpson scale and the type of damage caused by each category of hurricanes, and a map showing the path of previous ...    
 
 
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale 
 
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CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE: Winds 74-95 mph (64-82 kt or 119-153 kph). ... Hurricanes Allison of 1995 and Danny of 1997 were Category One hurricanes at ...    
 
 
What are the different types of hurricanes - The Q&A wiki 
 
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There are five types of hurricanes that are categorized by wind speed. They are Category 1, Category 2, Category 3, Category 4, and Category 5.  
 
 
 
History of Category 5 hurricanes - USATODAY.com 
 
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History of Category 5 hurricanes. By Jack Williams, USATODAY.com. Category 5 hurricanes, with winds faster than 155 mph, are rare with only three hitting the ...    
 
 
NOAA Ocean Explorer: Education - Multimedia Discovery ... 
 
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Comparing Hurricane Categories. Click on the image below to see the path of an Atlantic hurricane from each category of the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.  
 
 
 
Hurricane Information - The MarshBunny Notes 
 
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What is a Hurricane? Let's start with a definition of the different stages in the birth of a hurricane: A tropical depression is a disturbance with a clearly defined low pressure area.  
 
 
 
Are Category 4 and 5 hurricanes increasing in number? | Weather ... 
 
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In September 2005, a paper published in Science magazine reported that worldwide, the number of Category 4 and 5 hurricanes had increased 80% in the past ...    
 
 
Hurricanes: Categories - North Carolina Beaches: Come as ... 
 
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Hurricanes: Categories. Below you'll find the Saffir-Simpson scale and can see that the storm surge values are dependent upon the shape of the coastline as well as the slope of the continental shelf.  
 
 
 
How are hurricanes measured? - eSchooltoday 
 
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Hurricane measurement and classification. A hurricane may be classified as category one if they have their usual speeds of up to 74mph. Going up to category ...    
 
 
Hurricanes in History - National Hurricane Center 
 
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Rita, the third Category 5 hurricane of the season, was a destructive and deadly hurricane that devastated portions of southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana and significantly impacted the Florida Keys.    
 
 
Should There be a Category 6 for Hurricanes? – Greg Laden's Blog 
 
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Nov 10, 2013 ... The scale has five categories of hurricanes. The first category, Category 1, is the category a hurricane that is at or near the minimum level of ...    
 
 
How do hurricanes form? :: NASA's The Space Place 
 
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Hurricane Katrina from space. Here is a movie of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the coast of Louisiana and Alabama on August 29, 2005, as a Category 3.  
 
 
 
Hurricanes FAQ--Answering The Basic Questions On Hurricanes. 
 
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? A: Hurricanes are broken down into five different categories according ...    
 
 
Wind Speeds | Tropical Storms & Hurricanes - Bay News 9 
 
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Category 5: Winds above 135 knots (157 mph) Catastrophic damage will occur. TORNADOES. Hurricanes often spawn small tornadoes. Tornadoes are ranked ...    
 
 
Hurricane Category Rating System – Hurricane Rating Scale 
 
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Every year hurricane season sneaks up on us and then leaves us in November with nary an umbrella blown over. Don’t get me wrong, we’ve had some exciting times here on the beach, but usually amid doom and gloom predictions, we […]  
 
 
 
Category 6 Hurricanes? They've Happened - ABC News 
 
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May 21, 2006 ... There is no official Category 6 for hurricanes, but scientists say they're pondering whether there should be as evidence mounts that hurricanes ...    
 
 
Hurricane Categories - Miami Information and Resources from ... 
 
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With the help of official definitions from the National Hurricane Center, let’s explore each of the five hurricane categories, according to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale:  
 
 
 
Hurricanes: Nature's Wildest Storms - Super Teacher Worksheets 
 
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You may already know that hurricanes are major tropical storms that can cause ... There are five categories of hurricanes, which are based on wind speeds.    
 
 
Category 1 hurricane? Category 5? What do the numbers really ... 
 
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Hurricane Katrina was not a Category 3 or 4.. Katrina was a Category 5… If there was a Category 6 Hurricane, Katrina was almost at that point.  
 
 
 
Category 1 to Category 5 Hurricane - ThePicky.com - Computer ... 
 
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The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale is a 1-5 rating based on the hurricane’s present intensity. Winds are using the U.S. 1-minute average. Category 1 Hurricane:  
 
 
 
Types of Hurricanes Season Hurricane Names Types of Hurricanes 
 
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This information is provided by Hurricane Marketing. We provide web site marketing for small and medium size businesses.  
 
 
 
Hurricane Category One through Five - Explanation of what ... 
 
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It's one of those terms we hear all the time: for example, Hurricane Wilma (that slammed popular Cancun, in October 2005) was a "Category 5 hurricane".  
 
 
 
Speed of the Winds in a Hurricane - hypertextbook.com 
 
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It is now possible to assign a specific hurricane to a category and its category will then determine the precautions needed during the hurricane. Wind speed is the determining factor in the scale. The Saffir-Simpson Scale. Source: Hurricane Categories; Category Wind Speed  
 
 
 
Hurricane Category | Wind Speed Hurricane Categories ... 
 
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Like earthquake, with Richter scale, hurricane can be categorized with a scale: Saffir-Simpson. Five categories for hurricane, depending on wind speed.  
 
 
 
Hurricane Katrina - National Climatic Data Center 
 
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Hurricane Katrina National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Climatic Data Center Note: Data in this report are compiled from preliminary statistics  
 
 
 
Category Ranges for Hurricanes - Weather - BellaOnline - The ... 
 
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When they say a hurricane is Category 5 or Category 1, what does that mean? What are the differences and what can we expect with each hurricane category? - Category Ranges for Hurricanes - Weather at BellaOnline  
 
 
 
How many category 5 hurricanes hit the us? 
 
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Yes, there have been a number of category 5 hurricanes. A few of them, such as Camille and Gilbert have made landfall at category 5 intensity.  
 
 
 
Hurricane Sandy (Atlantic Ocean) | NASA 
 
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Take an historic look back at Hurricane Sandy through NASA updates as the storm happened in 2012.  
 
 
 
Categories of Hurricanes - Welcome to Super70s.com 
 
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Categories of Hurricanes. By NOAA Hurricanes are classified into five categories, based on their wind speeds and potential to cause damage.  
 
 
 
How a Hurricane Gets its Name + Hurricane Categories Cartoon ... 
 
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Brownielocks and The 3 Bears presents Hurricane Categories + Cartoon. Our cartoon is a spoof based on the actual Saffir/Simpson Hurricane Scale.    
 
 
List of Category 5 Atlantic hurricanes - ScienceDaily: News ... 
 
www.sciencedaily.com/articles/l/list_of_category_5...
This is a list of all Atlantic hurricanes that have reached Category 5, the highest classification of tropical cyclone intensity on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.  
 
 
 


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