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Do We Need a New Hurricane-Rating System?

Weather-industry insiders feel that the Saffir-Simpson Scale, which rates hurricane strength on a scale of Category 1 (weakest) through 5 (strongest), is inadequate.

Some say changes need to be made, since the current system doesn't include enough information about the storm, that it only denotes wind speed. It reveals little detail about the tidal surge, which is what actually causes the most deaths and damage.

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The 10 Costliest US Hurricanes in History Left Severe Damage on Our Wallets

Hurricanes cause all sorts of damage, but do you have any idea just how much?

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It’s Mid-July: Where are the Hurricanes?

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through December 1st, but that doesn't mean hurricanes start up right away.  June 1st marks the onset of warmer Atlantic and Caribbean temperatures that can lead to tropical disturbances.  Full blown hurricanes typically don't start until well into the season.

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