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SAFFIR/SIMPSON DAMAGE POTENTIAL SCALE

HURRICANE
CATEGORY
WINDSPEED (MPH)PRESSURE (MB) SURGE (FT)
174 - 95 > 9804 - 5
296 - 110965 - 9796 - 8
3111 - 130945 - 9649 - 12
4131 - 155920 - 94413 - 18
5 > 155 < 920 > 18

Weather Research Center
5104 Caroline St. Houston, Texas 77004
(713) 529-3076
E-mail wrc@wxresearch.org