What does it mean? Understanding hurricane categories, storm terminology
Hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30, and residents in a storm's path should become familiar with hurricane categories in order to better protect themselves. The National Hurricane Center uses the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane ...Continue reading on WFTV Orlando
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What do the hurricane categories mean? And, how strong is a Category 5 storm?
TAMPA, Fla — Hurricane categories are measured by the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, originally developed by wind engineer Herb Saffir and meteorologist Bob Simpson, according to the National Hurricane Center. While tropical storms and ...Continue reading