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2011 Tropical Storm Names

Arlene

Bret

Cindy

Don

Emily

Franklin

Gert

Harvey

Irene

Jose

Katia

Lee

Maria

Nate

Ophelia

Philippe

Rina

Sean

Tammy

Vince

Whitney

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Current Storm Activity




Saffir / Simpson
Hurricane Damage Potential Scale

Category

1

2

3

4

5

Winds (MPH)

74-95

96-110

111-130

131-155

higher than 155

Winds (Knots)

65-82

83-95

96-113

114-135

higher than 135

Pressure (inches)

Above 28.90

28.90-28.50

28.49-27.90

27.89-27.15

Below 27.15

Pressure (Mb)

Above 980

979-965

964-945

944-920

Below 920

Storm Surge (ft)

4-5

6-8

9-12

13-18

19-25

Damage

Minimal

Moderate

Extensive

Extreme

Catastrophic


Below are the probabilities of the number of hurricanes passing within 75 miles of the given location over a period of 100 years.
Location Any Hurricane Major Hurricane
Charleston 10.0 2.2
Savannah 7.1 1.3
Jacksonville 9.1 1.9
Highest probabilities locations along SE coast
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 27.0 10.0
Miami, FL 26.3 11.1
Cape Hatteras, NC 21.3 5.3
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