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 What is the slowest wind speed in a hurricane?

Answer The slowest wind speed in a hurricane is 75 miles per hour. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) categorizes a hurricane as producing sustained winds in excess of 64 knots (74... Read More »
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At what speed does wind become a hurricane?

According to NOAA, winds that exceed 33 miles per second or 74 mph form a hurricane in the North Atlantic and the Northeast Pacific. It is also called a typhoon in the Northwest Pacific, a severe t... Read More »
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What is the wind speed of a hurricane?

The wind speed of a hurricane is broken up into categories by the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. A Category 1 hurricane, which is the smallest on the scale, has wind speeds of 74 to 95 mph. A... Read More »
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What is the minimum wind speed of a hurricane?

The minimum sustained wind speed for a hurricane is 74 miles per hour (119 kilometers per hour). In addition to this wind speed, hurricanes are characterized as low pressure, organized, warm center... Read More »
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What is the wind speed of a level four hurricane?

Category four hurricanes produce winds of 133 to 155 miles per hour. During a category four hurricane it is very likely that trees will be uprooted or snap, high-rise windows will be blown out and ... Read More »
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