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Wind Shear (CIMSS)

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Pacific Climatology

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Number of Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Cyclone Formation Regions

2018 Atlantic Names

Name:Peak:Wind (mph):Classified:Downgraded:
AlbertoSubtropical Storm65May 25, 2018May 29, 2018
Beryl
Chris
Debby
Ernesto
Florence
Gordon
Helene
Isaac
Joyce
Kirk
Leslie
Michael
Nadine
Oscar
Patty
Rafael
Sara
Tony
Valerie
William

2018 East Pacific Names

Name:Peak:Winds (mph):Classified:Downgraded:
AlettaMajor Hurricane-4140June 6, 2018June 11, 2018
BudMajor Hurricane-4130June 9, 2018June 15, 2018
CarlottaTropical Storm65June 15, 2018June 19, 2018
DanielTropical Storm40June 23, 2018
Emilia
Fabio
Gilma
Hector
Ileana
John
Kristy
Lane
Miriam
Norman
Olivia
Paul
Rosa
Sergio
Tara
Vicente
Willa
Xavier
Yolanda
Zeke

Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale

CategorySustained WindsTypes of Damage Due to Hurricane Winds
174 - 95 mphVery dangerous winds will produce some damage: Well-constructed frame homes could have damage to roof, shingles, vinyl siding and gutters. Large branches of trees will snap and shallowly rooted trees may be toppled. Extensive damage to power lines and poles likely will result in power outages that could last a few to several days.
296 - 110 mphExtremely dangerous winds will cause extensive damage: Well-constructed frame homes could sustain major roof and siding damage. Many shallowly rooted trees will be snapped or uprooted and block numerous roads. Near-total power loss is expected with outages that could last from several days to weeks.
3111 - 129 mphDevastating damage will occur: Well-built framed homes may incur major damage or removal of roof decking and gable ends. Many trees will be snapped or uprooted, blocking numerous roads. Electricity and water will be unavailable for several days to weeks after the storm passes.
4130 - 156 mphCatastrophic damage will occur: Well-built framed homes can sustain severe damage with loss of most of the roof structure and/or some exterior walls. Most trees will be snapped or uprooted and power poles downed. Fallen trees and power poles will isolate residential areas. Power outages will last weeks to possibly months. Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months.
5157+ mphCatastrophic damage will occur: A high percentage of framed homes will be destroyed, with total roof failure and wall collapse. Fallen trees and power poles will isolate residential areas. Power outages will last for weeks to possibly months. Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months.
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