Hurricane Season 2010: Storms could cross massive Gulf oil spill

Hurricane Season 2010: Storms could cross massive Gulf oil spill

The Saffir-Simpson Scale: Hurricane intensity is measured by the storm’s average wind speed. The Saffir-Simpson divides hurricanes into five categories, with Category 1 being the mildest and Category 5 the most dangerous.

The anmation shows the typical damage caused by hurricanes at each of the five intensity categories on the Saffir-Simpson scale.

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