What’s Wrong With The Way We Measure Hurricane Intensity

From Science Insider.

When it comes to extreme weather like hurricanes, water is deadlier than wind. But the way we measure and categorize these storms, doesn’t take this into account. The popular and well-known Saffir-Simpson Scale rates hurricanes from Category 1 to Category 5 depending only on wind speed, but many meteorologists say it is inadequate to properly inform the public about the dangers of hurricanes.

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What’s Wrong With The Way We Measure Hurricane Intensity