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Saffir-Simpson Scale
Cat. Pressure (mb) Winds (mph)
TD -- < 39
TS -- 39-73
1 > 980 74-95
2 965-980 96-110
3 945-965 111-130
4 920-945 131-155
5 < 920 156+
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2013 North Carolina Hurricane Guide
2013 North Carolina
Hurricane Survival Guide
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  • A summary of tropical weather related hazards in NC.
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533 Roberts Rd, Newport, NC 28570
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