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As shown in the Sail_4A algorithm, if the wind scale is not fit for the sail-assisted application, then the algorithm is suspended.
Igor, a Category 2 storm on the five point Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, was headed northwest with winds of up to 160 kilometres per hour, the US National Hurricane Centre said in its 8pm (0000 GMT) bulletin on Saturday.
Teesside Athletic won 5-2 at Wind scale and stretched their lead at the top to five points in one of the few Wear side League games to survive.
What number on the Beaufort wind scale is given to a hurricane?
Saffir-Simpson Original Damage Name Year Wind Scale ($ Millions) Great Miami 1926 4 105 Katrina 2005 3 -- Galveston 1900 4 30 Galveston 1915 4 50 Andrew 1992 5 26,500 New England 1938 3 306 Eleven (Fla.
6mph - equivalent to a light breeze on the Beaufort wind scale.
For many people interested in weather, Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort and his remarkable wind scale quickly come to mind.
Fortunately, milder tor- nadoes circling at speeds of 92mph and measuring two on the Beaufort wind scale are more common.
She starts to worry when the Beaufort wind scale inches up to five.
There will also be information on historic weather events, such as major floods, the introduction of the Thames Barrier and the development of the Beaufort wind scale.
See the Beaufort Wind Scale in the Background for other examples.
The rumor had no basis in fact as the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, on which hurricanes are measured, does not have a category beyond 5,(https://www.
The storm was upgraded overnight to a Category four on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind scale, with maximum sustained winds reaching 130 miles per hour and wind gusts up to 160miles per hour.