Hurricane wind force increases exponentially, not linearly — Watch out!

If Hurricane Irma impacts the United States at category 4 or 5 strength the effects will be devastating. As hurricane winds increase, the force of the wind does not increase linearly, but exponentially. A category 5 storm is not five times more destructive than a category 1 storm. It is 500 times more destructive! Check out the full Saffir-Simpson scale.

By |2017-09-06T13:48:25+00:00September 6th, 2017|News|1 Comment