But how do meteorologists categorize these often-deadly storms, and how does that scale work?
Instead focus on specific hazards at your location. What gets dubbed a hurricane in the Atlantic, for example, would be called a typhoon if it happened in the northwestern Pacific. The break may range from one week to two weeks, often times two.
Felix Jaehn will be joining us for another wicked edition of Spring Break Festival! In order to assign a numeric category value to a hurricane, meteorologists look to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, which was developed as a classification system for Western Hemisphere tropical cyclones in the late s and early '70s by structural engineer Herbert Saffir and his friend, meteorologist Robert Simpson, who was the director of the NHC at the time.
Primary school students have another week of holidays after Easter. Night Madness When the sun fades and the night prevails, join spring breakers in Noa Beach Club.