5-7 - Coastal Hazards Historic Examples Saffir-Simpson Scale(for Hurricanes Saffir-Simpson Scale(for Hurricanes Category 1 Winds 74-95 mph(119-153

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Coastal Hazards Historic Examples Saffir-Simpson Scale (for Hurricanes) Saffir-Simpson Scale (for Hurricanes) Category 1: Winds 74-95 mph (119-153 kph) Surge 4-5 feet Saffir-Simpson Scale (for Hurricanes) Category 1: Winds 74-95 mph (119-153 kph) Surge 4-5 feet Category 2: 96-110 mph (154-177 kph) Surge 6-8 feet Saffir-Simpson Scale Category 3: 111-130 mph (178-209 kph) Surge 9-12 feet Saffir-Simpson Scale Category 3: 111-130 mph (178-209 kph) Surge 9-12 feet Category 4: 131-155 mph (210-249 kph) Surge 13-18 feet Saffir-Simpson Scale Category 5: >156 mph (210-249 kph) Surge >19 feet Hurricane Camille Hurricane Camille: Category 5 hurricane Hurricane Camille Hurricane Camille: Category 5 hurricane Mississippi Gulf Coast region 1969. Hurricane Camille Hurricane Camille: Category 5 hurricane Mississippi Gulf Coast region 1969. Considered first or second worst storm ever to hit United States, prior to Katrina. Hurricane Camille Hurricane Camille: Category 5 hurricane Mississippi Gulf Coast region 1969. Considered first or second worst storm ever to hit United States, prior to Katrina.
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2009 for the course GEOL 105 taught by Professor Kohut during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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