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Richard Andrews 16 Nov 09 12:12 PM MST I believe a Hurricane is much more destructive than a Tornado due to the characterristics involved (high winds,h pressure systems that generally rotate in a counterclockwise direction. Both the Hurricane and Tornadoe have dif being the worst (Catastrophic). The Tornado has F0-F5 F0 doing minimun damage and F5 causing the most dam Good Earth text book. Hi Richard, It is amazing the difference in wind speeds between the hurricane rating 1-5 and the tornado ratings 1-6. The Hurricane rating 1 has wind speeds of 75 - 95 mph winds, the rating number 5
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Unformatted text preview: has wind speeds of More than 155 mph winds (Hurricane Rating system, 2001-2008). A tornado rating number 1 has wind speeds of 40-72 mph; the rating number 6 has wind speeds of 319-379 mph, although F6 rarely happens so F5 has a wind speed of 261-318 mph. Given just the wind speeds one would think that a tornado F5 would cause more damage than a Hurricane number 5. I enjoyed reading your response for this week. Reference: Hurricane Rating system . (2001-2008). Retrieved November 18, 2009, from Here Everythings better: http://www.heb.com/yourHEBStore/SD-generalSeasonal-hurricaneRating.jsp...
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course PHSC 1001 taught by Professor Gabrielclay during the Fall '09 term at Walden University.

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