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The 11 strongest hurricanes ever to hit the Atlantic Ocean

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Courtesy NASA Hurricane Florence is heading toward the East Coast of the US with 140 mph winds.
The storm, which reached Category 4 status on Monday, is expected to hit the Carolinas on Thursday or Friday.
The Atlantic Ocean has seen its fair share of strong storms - 2017's Hurricane Irma reached a maximum sustained wind speed of 185 mph, making it the strongest storm outside the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico.
The categories on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale are determined based on wind speed and storm surge, but that's not the only element of a hurricane that causes damage...
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The 13 most important things you should do to prepare for a hurricane

The 13 most important things you should do to prepare for a hurricane

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

NASA via AP
Hurricane Florence, now a Category 4 storm, is approaching the US East Coast with winds of more than 130 mph.
The hurricane is expected to make landfall in North or South Carolina sometime between Thursday and Friday, just after the average peak of the hurricane season. Many areas are at risk of devastating winds, rainfall, and flooding. Governors in Virginia and both Carolinas declared a state of emergency over the weekend, and the National Hurricane Center said Monday that the storm's effects could reach as far as Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Associated Press reported that...
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Hurricane Florence is a Category 4 storm - here's what those category labels really mean

Hurricane Florence is a Category 4 storm - here's what those category labels really mean

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Flickr/NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
Hurricane Florence is headed for the East Coast of the US as a Category 4 storm .
Hurricane intensity is most commonly measured by what's called the Saffir-Simpson scale.
The scale helps estimate potential property damage and coastal flooding caused by storm surge.
However, the scale is determined by maximum sustained wind speeds of a storm.
Hurricane Florence is headed for the East Coast of the US as a Category 4 storm .
Hurricanes are storms that are so large they can easily be seen by astronauts in space , yet they are tricky-to-categorize...
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