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Hurricane Scale

 

 

Category I

 

74-95 mph winds with 4-5 ft storm surge and minimal damage

 

Category

II

 

96-110 mph winds with 6-8 ft. storm surge and moderate damage

 

Category

III

 

 111-130 mph winds with 9-12 ft. storm surge and severe damage

 

Category

IV

 

 131-155 mph winds with 13-18ft. storm surge and severe damage

 

Category

V

 

155+ mph winds with 18+ ft. stormsurge and catastrophic damage

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