Figure 2 Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale





Scale Number or Class
1
2
3
4
5
Wind Speeds (mph)
74-95
96-110
111-13-
131-155
Over 155
Storm Surge (in Feet)
4.0-4.9
5.0-5.9
8.0-11.9
12.0-18.0
Over 18.0
Expected Damage
Minimal
Moderate
Extensive
Extreme
Calastrophic