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Emergencies & Storms
Atlantic Basin Hurricane Season is June 1 through November 30
What you need to know: http://www.floridadisaster.org/family
External Links:National Hurricane Center: Hurricane Preparedness Week
Florida Disaster: Evacuation and Surge Maps
National Hurricane Center: Satellite Imagery
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale
|| Wind speed in
| Storm surge in ft
| Complete roof failure on homes and industrial buildings. Some complete building failures. Severe and extensive window and door damage.
| Wall failures in homes and complete roof structure failure on small homes. Total destruction of mobile homes. Trees, shrubs, and signs all blown down.
| Some structural damage to small residences and utility buildings. Large trees blown down. Mobile homes and poorly built signs destroyed.
| Some damage to building roofs, doors and windows. Considerable damage to mobile homes. Some trees blown down.
| No real damage to buildings. Damage to unanchored mobile homes. Some damage to poorly constructed signs.
| Stronger than a tropical depression, the characteristic, cyclonic shape starts to develop.
| An organized system of strong thunderstorms with a defined surface circulation with no organization or spiral shape.